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    Galaxy Cluster Abell 1689 Deflects Light

    Warning !! Only Astromomy nerds will appreciate

    This thing is big and deflects light with it's gravity

    From NASA POTD : http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130917.html
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    Acts as a "gravity lens".
    Ta WIlliam. Interesting posts, as usual.

    PS. So does almost any object, but locally, the sun does it to a noticeable (with equipment) extent.
    Last edited by ameerat42; 17-09-2013 at 6:25pm.
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    Great picture from Hubble.
    thanks for the link.

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