The peculiar small-scale X-ray morphology of NGC 5846 observed with Chandra


The excellent quality of the Chandra observation of NGC 5846 reveals a complex X-ray morphology of the central regions of this galaxy. An intriguing morphological similarity between the X-ray and the optical line emission, discovered before using ROSAT HRI images (Trinchieri, Noris & Di Serego Alighieri 1997), is confirmed here in unprecedented detail… (More)


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