Hubble Captures a Smiley Face in Space

The Hubble has been exploring new galaxies and capturing the wonders of the unknown, but recently, it seemed to catch a smile, made out of distant galaxies.


Each feature that make up the parts of the face, are individual galaxies, pulling themselves together into a ring like formation.

“In this special case of gravitational lensing, a ring – known as an Einstein Ring – is produced from this bending of light, a consequence of the exact and symmetrical alignment of the source, lens and observer and resulting in the ring-like structure we see here,” NASA wrote on its website.

There’s a metaphor in here somewhere…

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