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When you look up to the Universe and it smiles back at you

N.A.S.A. recently released a picture from the hubble space telescope of what looks like a face in space. The face is of galaxy cluster SDSS J0952+3434 in the constellation of Leo Minor. The smile is caused by gravitational lensing, when the light of the galaxy is distorted.

N.A.S.A. photo of a smiling face in Leo Minor

Its not the first time a smile has been capture by the Hubble Space Telescope, the first was captured in 2015. The first was nicknamed the Cheshire Cat after the famous cat in the Alice in Wonderland story. The first was located in the constellation of Ursa Major. Unless you have use of a very powerful space ship, say the T.A.R.D.I.S., you can forget ever visiting them.

N.A.S.A. photo of a smiling face in Ursa Major


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