Simulation of the merging events in Abell 2744

This animation shows how the remarkable merger event that created the galaxy cluster Abell 2944, nicknamed Pandora’s Cluster, may have happened. The red regions are clouds of very hot gas, detected by their X-ray emission. The blue clouds are regions rich in dark matter that can only be discovered indirectly by their gravitational influence. This animation shows how the different components behaved over a period of several million years, leading up to their currently observed positions.

Припис:

ESO/L. Calcada and J. Merten (Heidelberg/Bologna)

Про відео

ID:eso1120b
Дата релізу [date]:22 червня 2011 р. 15:00
Пов'язані релізи:eso1120
Тривалість:39 s
Frame rate:30 fps

Про об’єкт

Назва:Abell 2744
Тип:Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Категорія:Galaxy Clusters

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