Hubble Telescope Captures Spectacular Mirror Image of Galaxy Created by Gravitational Lensing

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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An image of a gravitationally lensed galaxy was recently captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. It featured a mirror image of the galaxy in the centre, caused by gravitational lensing that takes place when huge celestial bodies, like a galaxy cluster, causes the light passing though it to bend. Here's how gravitational lensing can lead to the formation of multiple im...

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