Abell 1689 - Hubble Telescope shot - Framed Picture - 20"H x 16"W
A 20"H x 16"W" framed picture of Abell 1689 - Hubble Telescope shot
Abell 1689 is a galaxy cluster in the constellation Virgo nearly 2.2 billion light years away. It is one of the biggest and most massive galaxy clusters known and acts as a gravitational lens, distorting the images of galaxies that lie behind it.
It has the largest system of gravitational arcs ever found.
Abell 1689 shows over 160,000 globular clusters, the largest population ever found.