Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Hubble Telescope Captures Giant Emoji in the Stars

Hubble Telescope Captures Giant Emoji in the Stars



It appeared as an emoji shape within a galaxy cluster. The emoji has a grin formed by the distortion of light from a strong gravitational lensing. 

Judy Schmidt who is an amateur astronomer was the one who found the picture. She submitted the picture to the Hubble Telescope's Hidden Treasures competition. In the center of this image, taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, is the galaxy cluster SDSS J1038+4849. 

(See more on CNN)

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