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Coma Cluster in X Ray: Caption, Credits and Copyright

This X-ray image of the Coma Cluster is the result of data obtained from the ROSAT satellite's PSPC (Position Sensitive Proportional Counter) instrument. The ROSAT mission began with a six-month, all-sky PSPC survey, after which the satellite began a ser ies of pointed observations that will continue for the duration of the project.

Credits: High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC) Online Service, provided by the NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center.

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