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Image description: The Hubble telescope sees a ‘Space Invader.’


In this photo, the image of a spiral galaxy at upper left has been stretched and mirrored into a shape similar to that of a simulated alien from the classic 1970s computer game “Space Invaders!” A second, less distorted image of the same galaxy appears to the left of the large, bright elliptical galaxy.


Learn more about the galaxies in this image.
Photo from NASA/ESA

Image description: The Hubble telescope sees a ‘Space Invader.’



In this photo, the image of a spiral galaxy at upper left has been stretched and mirrored into a shape similar to that of a simulated alien from the classic 1970s computer game “Space Invaders!” A second, less distorted image of the same galaxy appears to the left of the large, bright elliptical galaxy.



Learn more about the galaxies in this image.

Photo from NASA/ESA