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May 13, 1999 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1999-18

Natural Lenses in Space Stretch Hubble's View of the Universe

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HST 16309+8230STScI-PRC1999-18h

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HST 16309+8230 is an edge-on disk-like galaxy (blue arc) which has been significantly distorted by the redder lensing elliptical galaxy. 15KB

Object Name: HST 16309+8230

Image Type: Astronomical

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

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Montage Image: Hubble's Top Ten Gravitational Lenses Image Type: Astronomical Hubble's Top Ten Gravitational LensesPRC1999-18 HST 01248+0351 Image Type: Astronomical HST 01248+0351PRC1999-18a HST 01247+0352 Image Type: Astronomical HST 01247+0352PRC1999-18b HST 15433+5352 Image Type: Astronomical HST 15433+5352PRC1999-18c HST 16302+8230 Image Type: Astronomical HST 16302+8230PRC1999-18d HST 14176+5226 Image Type: Astronomical HST 14176+5226PRC1999-18e HST 12531-2914 Image Type: Astronomical HST 12531-2914PRC1999-18f HST 14164+5215 Image Type: Astronomical HST 14164+5215PRC1999-18g HST 12368+6212 Image Type: Astronomical HST 12368+6212PRC1999-18i HST 18078+4600 Image Type: Astronomical HST 18078+4600PRC1999-18j

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