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Our front page rotates through 4 different featured images, which represent the four science themes of JWST. The images are:

see caption Colliding galaxies, NGC 4676, known as "The Mice" (credit: Credit: NASA, H. Ford (JHU), G. Illingworth (UCSC/LO), M.Clampin (STScI), G. Hartig (STScI), the ACS Science Team, and ESA )
see caption M17, the Omega Nebula (credit: NASA, H. Ford (JHU), G. Illingworth (UCSC/LO), M.Clampin (STScI), G. Hartig (STScI), the ACS Science Team, and ESA)
see caption The Hubble Ultra Deep Field of galaxies (credit: Credit: NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI) and the HUDF Team)
see caption Artist's Conception of a Planetary Disk (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (SSC))

Our header banner shows four images which also represent the four science themes of JWST.

see caption From an animation showing galaxies forming. Credit: WMAP Science Team, NASA/GSFC
see caption Hubble Deep Field, Credit: Beckwith et al., STScI
see caption Eagle Nebula, Credit: M. McCaughrean, M. Andersen, AIP/ESO
see caption Credit: Artist's representation of a solar system in formation around the star Fomalhaut; David A. Hardy/www.astroart.org/PPARC.