Extreme AGN Feedback and Cool Core Destruction in the X-ray Luminous Galaxy Cluster MACS J1931.8-2634

  title={Extreme AGN Feedback and Cool Core Destruction in the X-ray Luminous Galaxy Cluster MACS J1931.8-2634},
  author={Steven Ehlert and S. W. Allen and Anja von der Linden and Aurora Simionescu and Norbert Werner and Gregory B. Taylor and Gianfranco Gentile and Harald Ebeling and Mark T. Allen and D. E. Applegate and R. J. H. Dunn and Andrew C. Fabian and Patrick L. Kelly and Evan T. Million and R. Glenn Morris and Jeremy S. Sanders and Robert W. Schmidt},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
We report on a deep, multiwavelength study of the galaxy cluster MACS J1931.8-2634 using Chandra X-ray, Subaru optical, and VLA 1.4 GHz radio data. This cluster (z=0.352) harbors one of the most X-ray luminous cool cores yet discovered, with an equivalent mass cooling rate within the central 50 kpc is approximately 700 solar masses/yr. Unique features observed in the central core of MACSJ1931.8-2634 hint to a wealth of past activity that has greatly disrupted the original cool core. We observe… Expand
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