The Chandra Fornax Survey. I. The Cluster Environment

@article{Scharf2005TheCF,
  title={The Chandra Fornax Survey. I. The Cluster Environment},
  author={Caleb A. Scharf and David R. Zurek and Martin Bureau},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={633},
  pages={154 - 164}
}
We present the first results of a deep Chandra survey of the inner ~1° of the Fornax cluster of galaxies. Ten 50 ks pointings were obtained in a mosaic centered on the giant elliptical galaxy NGC 1399 at the nominal cluster center. Emission and temperature maps of Fornax are presented, and an initial study of more than 700 detected X-ray point sources is made. Regions as small as 100 pc are resolved. The intracluster gas in Fornax exhibits a highly asymmetric morphology and temperature… 

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