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Spectroscopic Evidences for Star Formation in Cooling Flow Galaxies

  • N. Cardiel
  • J. Gorgas
  • A. Aragon-Salamanca
Conference paper
Part of the International Astronomical Union / Union Astronomique Internationale book series (IAUS, volume 171)

Abstract

X-ray observations have led to the conclusion that many galaxy clusters are hosting cooling flows. The brightest cluster galaxies could have accreted masses of the order of 1011-1012 M , but is still uncertain what the final fate of the accreted gas may be.

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Cardiel
    • 1
  • J. Gorgas
    • 1
  • A. Aragon-Salamanca
    • 2
  1. 1.Dpto. de AstrofísicaUniversidad ComplutenseMadridSpain
  2. 2.Institute of AstronomyCambridgeUK

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