Deep Chandra, HST-COS, and Megacam Observations of the Phoenix Cluster: Extreme Star Formation and AGN Feedback on Hundred Kiloparsec Scales

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McDonald, M.; McNamara, B.R.; van Weeren, R.J.; Applegate, D.E.; Bayliss, M.; Bautz, M.W.; Benson, B.A.; Carlstrom, J.E.; Bleem, L.E.; Chatzikos, M.; Edge, A.C.; Fabian, A.C.; Garmire, G.P.; Hlavacek-Larrondo, J.; Jones-Forman, C.; Mantz, A.B.; Miller, E.D.; Stalder, B.; Veilleux, S.; ZuHone, J.A.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: IOP Publishing
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/811/2/111
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

We present new ultraviolet, optical, and X-ray data on the Phoenix galaxy cluster (SPT-CLJ2344-4243). Deep optical imaging reveals previously undetected filaments of star formation, extending to radii of ~50–100 kpc in multiple directions. Combined UV-optical spectrosco... View more
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