NASA's James Webb Telescope Captures Rare Ring Phenomenon Around Star 5,600 Light-Years Away

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NASA's JWST has captured an image of a star located around 5,600 light-years away in detail, which shows the celestial body surrounded by large concentric circles of light. The pair, known as colliding wind binary, consists of an extremely rare Wolf-Rayet star called WR 140 and a hot and massive O-type star companion, which is also a rare object.

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