HST 16302+8230

HST 16302+8230

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News release ID: STScI-1999-18
Release Date: May 13, 1999
Image Use: Copyright
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HST 16302+8230 could be an "Einstein ring" and the most intriguing lens candidate. It has been nicknamed the "the London Underground" since it resembles that logo.

Deep Fields, Gravitational Lensing, Medium Deep Survey, Observations, Survey


Credit: Kavan Ratnatunga (Carnegie Mellon Univ.) and NASA