Matter Distribution — X-Ray Emission from Clusters of Galaxies

  • R. Mitchell
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 75)


Over six years have elapsed since clusters of galaxies were first established as a class of X-ray sources. This review shall be concerned with describing the developments that have been made in the intervening years, with particular emphasis being given to a discussion of current ideas and problems. In view of the great capabilities of the HEAO-B satellite, soon to be launched, this would appear to be a most appropriate time to take stock of the situation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Mitchell
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Royal Greenwich ObservatoryHerstmonceux CastleHailsham, East SussexUK
  2. 2.Mullard Space Science LaboratoryUniversity College LondonDorking, SurreyUK
  3. 3.Institute of AstronomyCambridge UniversityCambridgeEngland

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