An X-ray and radio study of the cluster A 2717

LIANG, H., PIERRE, M., UNEWISSE, A. and HUNSTEAD, R.W., 1997. An X-ray and radio study of the cluster A 2717. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 321 (1), pp. 64-70.

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Abstract

We present an X-ray, radio and optical study of the cluster A 2717. The central D galaxy is associated with aWide- Angled-Tailed (WAT) radio source. A Rosat PSPC observation of the cluster shows that the cluster has a well constrained temperature of 1.9+0.3 −0.2 × 107 K. The pressure of the intracluster medium was found to be comparable to the mininum pressure of the radio source suggesting that the tails may in fact be in equipartition with the surrounding hot gas.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Astronomy & Astrophysics
Creators: Liang, H., Pierre, M., Unewisse, A. and Hunstead, R.W.
Publisher: EDP Sciences
Date: 1997
Volume: 321
Number: 1
Rights: © European Southern Observatory (ESO) 1997
Divisions: Schools > School of Science and Technology
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 09:49
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2015 14:23
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/3336

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