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Intracluster Medium

(ICM)
(hot plasma in center of a cluster)

The Intracluster Medium (ICM) is very hot Plasma in the center of a Galaxy Cluster (CL), typically Hydrogen (H) and Helium (He) 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)
Turbulent Pressure

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