The Webb telescope has captured its first image of Neptune, in this image the rings of the planet are most clearly visible, and this image of Webb captures more than 30 years of view, as well as Webb’s Cameras reveal the ice giant in a whole new light. This new image from Webb shows a crisp view of the planet’s rings, but some of these are undetected; Webb’s image clearly shows Neptune’s faint dust band in addition to several bright, narrow rings.
Heidi B. Hammel is a planetary astronomer, in 1989 Hammel was part of the Neptune imaging team from Voyager 2, and in 1994 led the team using the Hubble Space Telescope, in 2002, Heidi B. Hammel to the James Webb Space Telescope was selected as an Interdisciplinary Scientist for Heidi B. Hammel says that the last time we saw the faint, dusty rings of Neptune was in 1989, and this is the first time we’ve seen them in infrared.
webb allows detection of Neptune’s extremely weak rings with precise image quality, and webb’s Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam) does what images in the near-infrared range from 0.6 to 5 µm, and here are the reasons, that Neptune does not appear blue in the image of the web. Webb has also captured seven of Neptune’s 14 known moons, A very bright dot is visible in the image of Neptune, taken by webb, that is not a star, but a large and unusual moon of Neptune, Which is known as Triton.