Hubble spots ‘smiling face’ among group of newborn stars

What Caused This Smiley In Space? NASA Explains

Hubble Telescope spots smiling face staring back at it in search for newborn stars - World News

NASA astronomers photographed the space structure, which is similar to a smiley face of two bright yellow balls and arcs in the form of the mouth.

Far away galaxies smiling back at Hubble.

"Lower bow-shaped galaxy has a shape which is characteristic of gravitational lensing".

The Hubble telescope was launched on April 24, 1990, via the space shuttle Discovery from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a formation of galaxies that looks like a smiling face, said the United States space agency NASA. But many galaxies in the line of sight also appear distorted.

Hubble captured this image in an effort to understand how new stars spring to life throughout the cosmos.

"Studying nurseries within different galaxies will provide information about star formation at different points in time and space throughout the universe". What you're looking at is dozens of distant galaxies with countless stars being born and dying.

When NASA peers into the sky with any of its various telescopes, there's always the chance that scientists will spot something they've never seen before. The orbiting observatory was forced to suspend its operation due to a gyroscope failure.

Launched in 1990, Hubble Space Telescope is created to study distant objects and allows researchers to peer deeper into the early Universe than would otherwise be possible with conventional telescopes.

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He is arguably most famous for discovering that the universe is expanding and the rate at which is does so - now coined the Hubble constant.

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