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Intracluster Medium

(ICM, Intracluster Gas)
(hot plasma in center of a cluster)

The Intracluster Medium (ICM or Intracluster Gas) is very hot Plasma in the center of a Galaxy Cluster, typically Hydrogen and Helium ions at 10 to 100 megakelvins. It is an X-ray source.


(galaxy clusters,plasma)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intracluster_medium

Referenced by:
Bremsstrahlung
Galaxy Cluster (CL)
Intergalactic Medium (IGM)
Massive Cluster Survey (MACS)
Radio Relics
Turbulent Pressure

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