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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)

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