X-ray observatory Hitomi's first result is published in Nature
Soft X-ray spectrometer onboard Hitomi X-ray satellite observed Perseus cluster of galaxies.
X-ray image of Perseus cluster (color) and spectrum of iron line taken by Soft X-ray Spectrometer onboard Hitomi (white).
Credit: Hitomi collaboration/JAXA/NASA/ESA/SRON/CSA
It is discovered that the hot gas in the central region is "quiet", although jets from the central super-massive blackhole collide with the hot gas.
This result will be released to Nature online.
For the detail, please check JAXA.
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