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Gas Stripping in the Virgo Cluster Mary MacDonald and Marissa Saad University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Spiral Galaxy Elliptical Galaxy
 
A galaxy (NGC 4402) being activley stripped of gas (blue region) by ram pressure. Picture credit: Hugh!
Map of X-ray emitting gas in the Virgo Cluster.   M87
That’s Hot.
Map of X-ray emitting gas in the Virgo Cluster.   M87
Blue regions = star-gas and newborn stars Red stars = mostly old stars. Little gas or star formation
The Virgo Galaxy Cluster
Supercomputer Facility at NASA
NGC 4522, showing evidence of ram pressure stripping
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  1. 1. Gas Stripping in the Virgo Cluster Mary MacDonald and Marissa Saad University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  2. 2. Spiral Galaxy Elliptical Galaxy
  3. 4. A galaxy (NGC 4402) being activley stripped of gas (blue region) by ram pressure. Picture credit: Hugh!
  4. 5. Map of X-ray emitting gas in the Virgo Cluster. M87
  5. 6. That’s Hot.
  6. 7. Map of X-ray emitting gas in the Virgo Cluster. M87
  7. 8. Blue regions = star-gas and newborn stars Red stars = mostly old stars. Little gas or star formation
  8. 9. The Virgo Galaxy Cluster
  9. 10. Supercomputer Facility at NASA
  10. 11. NGC 4522, showing evidence of ram pressure stripping
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