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WINGS

(Wide-field Nearby Galaxy-cluster Survey)
(all-sky survey investigating known galaxy clusters)

WINGS (for Wide-field Nearby Galaxy-cluster Survey) was a followup survey of galaxy clusters in the range of 0.04 to 0.07 found in ROSAT data. Observations were carried out in visible light, near infrared, ultraviolet, and spectrography. Catalogs of galaxies and (coincident) Milky Way stars were produced.


(survey,galaxies,galaxy clusters,stars)
Further reading:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2006A%26A...445..805F/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2009A%26A...497..667V/abstract
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
.04168Mpc548MlynearestWINGS
.07290Mpc944MlyfurthestWINGS
PrefixExample  
WINGSWINGS J1348 

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