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James Webb Space Telescope peers into lonely dwarf galaxy with sparkling results

The most powerful space telescope currently in operation has zoomed in on a lone dwarf galaxy in our galactic neighborhood, imaging it in stunning detail. About 3 million light-years from Earth, the dwarf galaxynamed Wolf–Lundmark–Melotte (WLM) after three astronomers who contributed to its discovery, is close enough that James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) can distinguish …

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