smiley face in space

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Spotted this on CNN

Say cheese! Hubble Telescope spots smiley face in space
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It sure looks like a smiley face beaming down from the heavens, but actually it's a massive galaxy cluster known as SDSS J1038+4849.
The image, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, looks like two glowing yellow eyes and several curved lines forming a face and a smile.

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/02/10/tech/space-smiley-face/index.html

Also other Hubble space images here.

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That's surely an example of gravitational lensing, isn't it?
 

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Snap AS :)

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You should see it from the other side, not much to look at.
 
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