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News Release 296 of 961

January 10, 2008 10:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2008-04

Hubble Finds Double Einstein Ring

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Image: Gravitational Lens System SDSSJ0946+1006 (Zoom onto Double Einstein Ring)

Gravitational Lens System SDSSJ0946+1006 (Zoom onto Double Einstein Ring)

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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.

Object Name: SDSSJ0946+1006

Image Type: Astronomical

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

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