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What colour is space?

In fact, it's a view of the edge of a star-forming region in the Carina Nebula, captured by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Called the Cosmic Cliffs, it is roughly 7,600 light-years away.

Nasa's James Webb Space Telescope stunned the world with its incredible pictures of the world beyond our horizons. Its pictures were full of light — bright, colourful lights — a world away from the pitch black we see when we look upwards. But does space really look like this? This video from BBC Global breaks down the answer.

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