Perseus Cluster

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Term: Perseus Cluster

A galaxy cluster of about 12,000 members about 250 million light-years (redshift z = 0.0176) away, covering 4° of sky in the constellation Perseus. It is dominated by elliptical galaxies. At its center lies the radio source Perseus A. Also known as Abell 426 (Abell catalog).

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan