May 28, 2024

Sloshing cold front detected in a massive galaxy cluster

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By analyzing the data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray observatory, astronomers from India and South Africa have investigated a massive galaxy cluster known as Abell 2566. They detected sloshing cold fronts in the intracluster medium (ICM) of this cluster. The finding was reported in a research paper published May 17 on the preprint server arXiv.

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