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The Hubble Space Telescope captures a mirror image of the galaxy

NASA’s venerable space telescope sees double in a stunning new image of a distant galaxy.

The new image of The Hubble Space Telescope captures a galaxy named SGAS J143845+145407, located in the northern constellation of Boötes – one of the largest constellations in the sky. The mirror image of the galaxy at the center of this new photo is the result of strong gravitational lenswhich is an astronomical phenomenon that can distort, magnify or even duplicate the appearance of distant galaxies.



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