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Smiley Face in Space

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A photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope seems to depict a happy face floating in space. Yet, its two orange eyes are actually bright galaxies, while its "smile" and button "nose" are produced by an effect known as gravitational lensing. More on the image here.

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