What ingredients do you put in your galaxy clusters? 🤔
Galaxy clusters, like the one in this image, have three main ingredients: individual galaxies, multimillion-degree gas that fills the space between the galaxies, and dark matter.
A team of astronomers used a set of @nasachandraxray observations of this Coma galaxy cluster to probe gas properties and learn about the viscosity of the hot gas in Coma.
Click the link in the bio for more info ⬆️ Image credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Univ. of Chicago, I. Zhuravleva et al, Optical: SDSS
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