Milestones for the James Webb Space Telescope have been rigid.

A little over a month after this ground-breaking instrument stunned the world

the publication of its first astounding deep field, brilliant nebular portraits, and images of galactic muses

This week, a sizable, full-color mosaic created from data obtained by the JWST

Epoch 1 is a record-breaking mural that fills a small area of sky close to the Big Dipper constellation's handle.

Epoch 1 encompasses less than half of our whole survey area on the sky, and already, the photos have sparked new research

and revealed a surprising—yet welcome—abundance of previously unknown galaxies.

You can download either a medium- or high-quality version of the image here,