Strong Gravitational lensing

Objects with large masses such as galaxies or clusters of galaxies warp the spacetime surrounding them in such a way that they can create multiple images of background objects. This effect is called strong gravitational lensing.

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ESA/Hubble, NASA

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Id:heic1702a
Release date:26 January 2017, 16:00
Related releases:heic1702
Duration:20 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Type:Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Lensing
Category:Cosmology

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