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English: Illustration for gravitational lens. Bending light around a massive object from a distant source. The orange arrows show the apparent position of the background source. The white arrows show the path of the light from the true position of the source.
Русский: Иллюстрация принципа действия гравитационной линзы. Cвет из отдаленного источника огибает массивный объект. Оранжевые стрелки показывают видимое положение удалённого источника. Белые стрелки показывают путь света от истинного положения источника

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