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intracluster medium

(ICM, intracluster gas)
(hot plasma in center of a cluster)

The intracluster medium (ICM or intracluster gas) is very hot plasma in the center of a galaxy cluster, typically hydrogen and helium ions at 10 to 100 megakelvins. It is an X-ray source.


(galaxy clusters,plasma)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intracluster_medium

Referenced by:
bremsstrahlung
Cloudy
galaxy cluster (CL)
intergalactic medium (IGM)
Massive Cluster Survey (MACS)
radio relics
turbulent pressure

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