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Gravitational Lensing - Einstein Ring
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Gravitational Lensing - Einstein Ring
This films zooms into a gravitational lens named 0038+4133. An Einstein ring is a circle image of a background galaxy, formed when the background galaxy, a foreground galaxy, and the Hubble Space Telescope are aligned.


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Posted by KMD on September 1, 2011
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Posted by nova on September 1, 2011 at 4:10 pm
Strange phenomenon! Thanks for sharing!
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