Home / Science / Hubble Telescope spots a ‘smile’ in space

Hubble Telescope spots a ‘smile’ in space

The Hubble Telescope rescued a “smiley face” out in a distant reaches of a universe. The grinning figure indeed shows an huge universe cluster. SpaceTelescope.org explains:

“In a box of this ‘happy face’, a dual eyes are really splendid galaxies and a dubious grin lines are indeed arcs caused by an outcome famous as strong gravitational lensing.

Galaxy clusters are a many large structures in a Universe and strive such a absolute gravitational lift that they diverge a spacetime around them and act as vast lenses that can magnify, crush and hook a light behind them.”

The smirking grin and a contours of a face are caused by that warping and tortuous of light around a cluster. The outcome is also famous as “Einstein ring.”

Artist Judy Schmidt initial brought a smile’s courtesy to NASA and a European Space Agency after she sifted by Hubble’s scholarship repository and sent a picture into “Hubble’s Hidden Treasures” contest. NASA expelled a picture Monday. 

Article source: http://www.chron.com/news/nation-world/space/article/Hubble-Telescope-spots-smile-in-space-6071765.php

Scroll To Top