A very deep Chandra view of metals, sloshing and feedback in the Centaurus cluster of galaxies

@article{Sanders2016AVD,
  title={A very deep Chandra view of metals, sloshing and feedback in the Centaurus cluster of galaxies},
  author={Jeremy S Sanders and Andrew C. Fabian and Gregory B. Taylor and Helen R. Russell and Katherine M. Blundell and Rebecca E. A. Canning and Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo and S. A. Walker and Caleb K. Grimes},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={457},
  pages={82-109}
}
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