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News Release 84 of 1057

March 5, 2015 02:00 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2015-08

Hubble Sees Supernova Split into Four Images by Cosmic Lens

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Image: Galaxy Cluster MACS J1149.6+2223 and Supernova Refsdal

Galaxy Cluster MACS J1149.6+2223 and Supernova Refsdal

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Object Names: SN Refsdal, MACS J1149.6+2223

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and S. Rodney (JHU) and the FrontierSN team; T. Treu (UCLA), P. Kelly (UC Berkeley), and the GLASS team; J. Lotz (STScI) and the Frontier Fields team; M. Postman (STScI) and the CLASH team; and Z. Levay (STScI)

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Montage Image: Supernova Refsdal and Galaxy Cluster MACS J1149.6+2223 Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated Supernova Refsdal and Galaxy Cluster MACS J1149.6+2223PRC2015-08a Supernova Refsdal (Multiply Imaged and Gravitationally Lensed by Galaxy Cluster) Image Type: Astronomical Supernova Refsdal (Multiply Imaged and Gravitationally Lensed by Galaxy Cluster)

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