Hubble spies with its little eye, something that starts with "S." (Credit: NASA)
By Amanda Kooser, CNETHubble Space Telescope has looked up into space and discovered an object that looks an awful lot like a classic game creature from Space Invaders.
The image was taken in infrared light by Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 and combined with near-infrared observations from Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys.
One of those funhouse images conveniently formed into a Space Invaders baddie look-alike. The galactic Space Invader should offer no threat to our humble little planet since it's located well over 2 billion light-years away.
Just in case, perhaps we should start working on a really giant video game arcade to blast it out of the universe.
A close-up of the Space Invader look-alike. (Credit: ESA, and the Hubble Heritage/ESA-Hubble Collaboration, NA …
Via Universe Today
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