Powerful Picture: Hubble Captures Face Smiling In The Stars

February 10, 2015 4:50 PM

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Powerful Picture: Hubble Captures Face Smiling In The Stars

Do you ever feel like someone is just smiling down on you? That’s certainly what it looks like from this image captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

It looks like two orange eyes and a white button nose way up in space. In truth, the two eyes are actually very bright galaxies and what looks like a smile are arcs caused by something called “strong gravitational lensing.”

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