Watch Saturn disappear in these eerie, patchy James Webb Telescope images

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has become synonymous with stunning, full-color images of some of the most compelling cosmic landscapes in the universe. But, as new images of Saturn reveal, JWST’s unprocessed black-and-white images are stunning.

JWST captured the new images of the ringed planet between June 24 and 25 as part of a project led by NASA Lee Fletcher, astronomer at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, to study the planet’s rings, moons, and atmospheric composition. Pictures recently appeared on the telescope unofficial Live broadcast. However, it doesn’t look like a golden-banded orb that you might imagine — at least, not yet.

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