VLA gives new insight into galaxy cluster’s spectacular ‘mini-halo’


06/13/2017 03:14 PM EDT

image of radio-emitting mini-halo in the Perseus Cluster of galaxies

Astronomers using the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have discovered new details that are helping them decipher the mystery of how giant radio-emitting structures are formed at the center of a cluster of galaxies.

Full story at https://public.nrao.edu/news/galaxy-cluster-mini-halo/#PRimage0

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

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