标签: gravitational lens

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星系团Abell 370及后方的天体

2023年9月12日 Galaxy Cluster Abell 370 and Beyond Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Jennifer Lotz and the HFF Team (STScI) Explanation: Some 4 billion light-years away, massive galaxy cluster Abell 370 is captured in this sharp Hubble Space Telescope snapshot. The cluster of galaxies only appears to be dominated by two giant elliptical galaxies and infested with faint a...

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韦伯的首张深场影像

2023年7月15日 Webb’s First Deep Field Image Credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, NIRCam Explanation: This stunning infrared image was released one year ago as the James Webb Space Telescope began its exploration of the cosmos. The view of the early Universe toward the southern constellation Volans was achieved in 12.5 hours of exposure with Webb’s NIRCam ...

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韦伯的首张深场影像

2022年7月13日 Webb’s First Deep Field Image Credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, NIRCam Explanation: This is the deepest, sharpest infrared image of the cosmos so far. The view of the early Universe toward the southern constellation Volans was achieved in 12.5 hours of exposure with the NIRCam instrument on the James Webb Space Telescope. Of course the stars wi...

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重力的笑容

2022年5月11日 Gravity’s Grin Image Credit: X-ray – NASA / CXC / J. Irwin et al. ; Optical – NASA/STScI Explanation: Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity, published over 100 years ago, predicted the phenomenon of gravitational lensing. And that’s what gives these distant galaxies such a whimsical appearance, seen through t...

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爱因斯坦的引力透镜十字架

2021年10月17日 The Einstein Cross Gravitational Lens Image Credit & License: J. Rhoads (Arizona State U.) et al., WIYN, AURA, NOIRLab, NSF Explanation: Most galaxies have a single nucleus — does this galaxy have four? The strange answer leads astronomers to conclude that the nucleus of the surrounding galaxy is not even visible in this image. The cen...

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Abell 3827:有星系吞食的星系团之引力透镜

2021年8月23日 Abell 3827: Cannibal Cluster Gravitational Lens Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, R. Massey Explanation: Is that one galaxy or three? Toward the right of the featured Hubble image of the massive galaxy cluster Abell 3827 is what appears to be a most unusual galaxy — curved and with three centers. A detailed analysis, however, finds that ...