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A supercluster of IRAS galaxies behind the Great Attractor

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THE dynamics of nearby galaxies support the existence of a large concentration of mass (the 'Great Attractor') in the Centaurus region at a redshift (z) between 0.012 and 0.015 (refs 1, 2). Scaramella et al.3 have suggested that a concentration of rich clusters of galaxies at z ≈ 0.05 in the Centaurus region may also have a significant role in perturbing the local Hubble flow. The existence of such overdense regions in the Universe would have a profound effect on ideas about the formation of ...

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10.1038/343045a0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Astrophysics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Nature
Volume:
343
Issue:
6253
Pages:
45-46
Publication date:
1990-01-04
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ISSN:
0028-0836
Source identifiers:
345217
Language:
English
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pubs:345217
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uuid:78fff329-ca3a-4b97-89f0-31c6c23c86d1
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pubs:345217
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2012-12-19

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