Gravitational lensing Hubble Space Telescope image of the Einstein cross G also known as Huchras cross after its discoverer John Huchra The photo shows five images the central spot is a relatively nearby galaxy while the four outer spots are images of a distant quasar Light from the quasar has been bent by the gravitation field of the intervening galaxy which acts as a giant lens forming four images of the quasar The quasar lies at a distance of around billion light years while the galaxy is time closer at million light years Einstein proposed the effect of gravitational lensing in
This photographic print leverages sophisticated digital technology to capture a level of detail that is absolutely stunning. The colors are vivid and pure. The high-quality archival paper, a favorite choice among professional photographers, has a refined luster quality.
Product ID: 22109390338A