A zoom into the gravitational lens 0038+4133

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This video zooms into a gravitational lens named 0038+4133, an Eistein ring. An Einstein ring is a complete circle image of a background galaxy, which is formed when the background galaxy, a massive, foreground galaxy, and the Hubble Space Telescope are all aligned perfectly.


ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

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Release date:19 February 2008, 15:00
Related releases:heic0806

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Type:• X - Hubble Images Videos
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
• X - Cosmology Images/Videos
• X - HD Videos


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