Webb Telescope captures incredible image of Tarantula Nebula

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ROCHESTER. N.Y. (WHEC) — An incredible new image from the Webb Telescope has been released showing the Tarantula Nebula.

The mosaic image of the star-forming region stretches 340 lightyears across.

In the most active region of the nebula, scientists are now able to see thousands of young stars.

The Tarantula Nebula has long been a focus of astronomers studying how stars are formed.