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Astronomers Spotted a Radio Relic in a Low-mass and Nearby Galaxy Cluster

An international team of astronomers utilizing the MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa has spotted a radio relic in a low-mass and nearby merging galaxy cluster dubbed A2384.  Galaxy cluster A2384 comprises two components, named A2384 (N) and A2384 (S),...
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Astronomers Spot Two Galaxy Clusters About to Merge Connected by a Magnetic Field

A unique merger between galaxy clusters has unveiled a strange event. Astronomers spot a vast, low-frequency radio "bridge" between the two, crossing a 6.5-million-light-year distance - proof of a magnetic field connecting them in the initial phase of the merging...