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Eerie, ripple-like rings round distant star in new James Webb picture puzzle astronomers



The James Webb Area Telescope captured mysterious concentric rings round a distant star that astronomers are nonetheless working to elucidate. 

The picture, taken in July, was launched on Twitter (opens in new tab) by citizen scientist Judy Schmidt, prompting a torrent of feedback and head-scratching. It exhibits a star (opens in new tab) often known as WR140 surrounded by common ripple-like circles that progressively fade away. The circles, nevertheless, should not completely spherical, however have a considerably square-like really feel to them, prompting speculations about potential alien origins. 



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