X-ray halos around M86 and M84

Contours of constant X-ray surface brightness from the Einstein IPC are overlaid on the optical picture of M86 and M84. Note the large halo of hot gas associated with M86 and the "plume" extending to the northwest (upper right).

Images courtesy of C. Jones at CfA, taken from Figure 14-20 in Charles and Seward.

X-ray halos around M86 and M84

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