Gravitational Lens System SDSSJ0946+1006 (Zoom onto Double Einstein Ring)
Gravitational Lens System SDSSJ0946+1006 (Zoom onto Double Einstein Ring)
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News release ID: STScI-2008-04
Release Date: Jan 10, 2008
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

This is a zoom onto the Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera for Surveys image of gravitational lens system SDSSJ0946+1006, showing two concentric partial ring-like structures after subtracting the glare of the central, foreground galaxy.


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Astronomical, Exotic, Gravitational Lensing, Hubble Telescope

Credits

Credit: NASA, ESA, R. Gavazzi and T. Treu (University of California, Santa Barbara), and the SLACS team