OK it is really late here, but today's reveal of the first JWST image of the galaxy cluster SMACS-0723 was amazing, and I am still digesting it. There is so much stuff going on, it is absolutely breathtaking!

Just to get an idea of what an improvement this is over Hubble, over at The Robot Report, they show this beautiful side-by-side view of the previous best image taken with Hubble, and tonight's result. It's wild.

There is a high-resolution (around 30 MB) .png version of the image over here.

My God... It's full or arcs!

@thriveth I came looking for a reference to 2001, and here it is!

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