gravitational lens definition

  • noun:
    • a huge human anatomy that creates altered, magnified or several images of even more distant items whenever its gravitational area bends the trail of light rays.
    • A massive celestial item, particularly a galaxy, whoever gravity bends and focuses the light of an even more distant item, leading to a magnified, altered, or several image for the initial light source for a distant observer.

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