Hovering happy face smiles down on us from space – space – 10 February 2015 – New Scientist

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The glowing eyes are bright galaxies that are part of a galaxy cluster known as SDSS J1038+4849. The massive structure warps space-time, bending light like a lens to create a stretched image of distant galaxies, called an Einstein ring. The well-positioned circular shape creates the outline of the face and the wry grin.

via Hovering happy face smiles down on us from space – space – 10 February 2015 – New Scientist.

via Hovering happy face smiles down on us from space – space – 10 February 2015 – New Scientist.

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