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The star-forming region Sagittarius C sen by Webb Space Telescope. Photo: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, S. Crowe (UVA)

The latest image from the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope shows a portion of the dense centre of our galaxy in unprecedented detail, including never-before-seen features astronomers have yet to explain.

The star-forming region, named Sagittarius C, is about 300 light-years from the Milky Way’s central supermassive black hole, Sagittarius A.

See the stunning full-resolution images and read the whole story here.