“Space Invader” Galaxy

March 05, 2013 | 2:55 p.m.

1 and 2: This galaxy is visible twice, because its light has followed two separate paths around an elliptical galaxy before reaching us. The image marked 2 is heavily distorted into what looks like the shape of a simulated alien from the 1970s video game "Space Invaders." (NASA and ESA)

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