Galaxy Cluster Abell S1063

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The massive galaxy cluster Abell S1063 provides numerous examples of gravitational lensing. The light of distant galaxies is stretched, distorted, and amplified as it passes through the warped space around the galaxy cluster. The Frontier Fields project released this Hubble image in July 2016, partially to honor of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek.

 

Credit: NASA, ESA, and J. Lotz (STScI)

 

 

 

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