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NGC 7496 Supernova. NGC 7496 Spiral. NGC 7496 Pearl.

Image credit: NASA James Webb Space Telescope

#2023. W 29 D 3 GMT +08:00. Indicate #165 left to go in 2023. Other thanks to the high resolutions images from James Webb Space Telescope collaborated with MIRI to show us a galaxy that lies over 24 million light-years away from the Earth in the constellation of Grus. The galaxy is identified as the New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars, NGC 7496. The NGC 7496 was discovered on September 5, 1834, by the English astronomer John Herschel (Sci News, May 30, 2022). Unlike NGC 1433, the NGC 7496 is not a Messier Object, even though, based on morphological type, this object is still classified as a spiral galaxy. The NGC 7496 pearl, in the truest sense of the word, of the first half of the year, was the image of the bright star in the late stages of evolution just before a supernova. From the image, we can see the restart of the outer layers, as a result of which gas and dust clouds appear. Like the NGC 1433, this NGC 7496 is also one of 19 galaxies being studied, even though the spiral arms of NGC 7496 are filled with hollow bubbles and shells overlapping one another.