Hubble's Galaxy-Observing Superpowers

  • Released Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Hubble Space Telescope is keeping watch over many, many galaxies using the combined superpowers of its incredible optics and a quirk of nature called gravitational lensing.

The full image package for galaxy cluster Abell 370 is available on the HubbleSite.

Learn more about the Frontier Fields program at


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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This page was originally published on Thursday, May 4, 2017.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:47 PM EDT.


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