Gravitational Lens effect

A mysterious arc of light found behind a distant cluster of galaxies has turned out to be the biggest, brightest and hottest star-forming region ever seen in space. In this video we are imagining flying to the Lynx Arc to take a closer look.


ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

About the Video

Release date:30 October 2003, 15:00
Related releases:heic0312
Duration:21 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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