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Galaxy Cluster 0024+1654 as a Gravitational Lens

Galaxy Cluster 0024+1654 as a Gravitational Lens


Depicts: 0024+1654
Copyright: W.N. Colley and E. Turner (Princeton University), J.A. Tyson (Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies) and NASA

This Hubble Space Telescope image shows several blue, loop-shaped objects that actually are multiple images of the same galaxy.

They have been duplicated by the gravitational lens of the cluster of yellow, elliptical and spiral galaxies - called 0024+1654 - near the photograph's center.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
7-Dec-2021 06:25 UT

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