A galaxy cluster in the shape of an emoji appeared to smile down on Earth, with the grin formed by the distortion of light from strong gravitational lensing.

The unique picture was found by Judy Schmidt, an amateur astronomer who submitted the image to the Hubble Telescope’s Hidden Treasures competition.

In the center of this image, taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, is the galaxy cluster SDSS J1038+4849.

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