An X-ray analysis of the cD cluster Abell 2199

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We describe the ROSAT analysis of the cD cluster Abell 2199. The spatial distribution is found to be slightly elongated, with an axis ratio of ≈ 0.8 and position angle of ≈ 45 degrees anticlockwise from due North about the cluster centre. The surface brightness profile reveals a significant cooling flow of ≈ 250 M yr−1, although a lower mass deposition rate… (More)

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