The Comacluster explored with AstroSat

Astronomers used India's AstroSat spacecraft to explore the core area of the Coma cluster of galaxies.

They are the universe's largest known gravitationally bound formations, and they could be good laboratories

The Coma cluster (also known as Abell 1656) is one of the richest and most well-studied clusters of galaxies

A team of astronomers led by Smriti Mahajan of the Indian Institute for Science Education and Research in Mohali, India

"We offer an investigation of the far ultraviolet (FUV) emission of sources in the Coma cluster's centre region (z = 0.023)."

It was discovered that 852 of these sources were galaxies, 114 were stars, and three were quasars.

The majority of the brightest galaxies detected with UVIT are members of the Coma cluster, according to the study.

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