Hubble's Top Ten Gravitational Lenses. A View of HST 16302+8230

HST 16302+8230 could be an 'Einstein ring' and the most intriguing lens candidate. It has been nicknamed the 'the London Underground' since it resembles that logo.

Credit:

Kavan Ratnatunga (Carnegie Mellon Univ.) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9918e
Type:Observation
Release date:13 May 1999, 06:00
Size:62 x 62 px

About the Object

Name:HST 16302+8230
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Gravitationally Lensed
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
• X - Cosmology Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
450 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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