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Stunning ‘Einstein Ring’ Seen In Photo Of Faraway Galaxy

A brilliant “ring of fire” has been spotted in deep space, giving astronomers a rare glimpse of a galaxy 12 billion light-years away.

The near-perfect “Einstein ring” was captured at a super-high resolution of 23 milliarcseconds by the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), a ground telescope in the Atacama desert in Northern Chile.

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