A Molecular Fountain In Abell 2597
Composite image of the Abell 2597 galaxy cluster showing the fountain-like flow of gas powered by the supermassive black hole in the central galaxy. The yellow is ALMA data of the cold gas. The red is data from the Very Large Telescope showing the hot hydrogen gas in the same region. The extend purple is the extended hot, ionized gas as imaged by the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Tremblay et al.; NRAO/AUI/NSF, B. Saxton; NASA/Chandra; ESO/VLT
|Telescope||ALMA; Chandra; MUSE|
|Band||6; -; -|
|Date||2013-11-18; -; -|
|Center||RA: 23:25:19.74, Dec: -12:07:26.6|
|Field of View||0.406 x 0.406 arcminutes|
Categories:Astrochemistry Black Holes Galaxies Galaxy Groups and Clusters
Part of Collections:Image of the Week
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