X-ray emission in the Abell 2597 Brightest Cluster Galaxy

2012-11-08T13:41:00Z (GMT) by Grant Tremblay
<p>0.5-7 keV X-ray surface brightness map of the central brightest cluster galaxy in Abell 2597. The X-ray emission has been smoothed with an adaptive gaussian kernel, and surface brightness isocontours have been overlaid in black. East is left, North is up. From Tremblay et al. 2012b, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS), 424, 1026</p>