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Perseus (X-ray Colors)

Perseus (X-ray colors)

Image credit: Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (MPE)

This shows the X-ray hardness of the same field as the PSPC image of Perseus. Here red is for soft x-rays (ie. the general background), blue is for hard x-ray energies (ie. the cluster of galaxies at the bottom center), and yellow for intermediate energies (ie. the star Algol to the left bottom.

Curator: Michael Arida (SP Sys);
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