Distant Quasar 120+101

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Distant Quasar 120+101
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Hubble Space Telescope 9HST) color viewws of the Distant Quasar 120+101 indicate that its image has been "split in two" by gravitational lensing, a phenomenon by which the pull of a massive object, such as a galaxy, can bend light from another object as the light passes near or through it.