A Comprehensive Radio and Optical Study of Abell 2256: Activity from an Infalling Group

@article{Hill2003ACR,
  title={A Comprehensive Radio and Optical Study of Abell 2256: Activity from an Infalling Group},
  author={Neal Miller Frazer Owen John Hill},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  year={2003}
}
Abell 2256 is a nearby (z~0.06), rich cluster of galaxies with fascinating observed properties across a range of wavelengths. Long believed to represent a cluster merger, recent X-ray and optical results have suggested that in addition to the primary cluster and subcluster there is evidence for a third, poorer system. We present wide-field, high sensitivity 1.4 GHz VLA radio observations of Abell 2256 in conjunction with optical imaging and additional spectroscopy. Over 40 cluster radio… 

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