Abell S740

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Abell S740
Abell S740.jpg
Hubble Illuminates Cluster of Diverse Galaxies in Abell S740
Credit: J. Blakeslee (Washington State University)
Observation data (Epoch J2000)
Constellation(s) Centaurus
Right ascension 13h 43m 32.3s[1]
Declination −38° 11′ 05″[1]
Brightest member ESO 325-G004[2]
Richness class 0[3]
Bautz-Morgan classification I-II [3]
Redshift 0.03360 (10 073 km/s)[1]
146 Mpc (476 Mly) h−1
See also: Galaxy groups, Galaxy clusters, List of galaxy clusters

The Abell S740 is a cluster of galaxies identified in the Abell catalogue of southern rich clusters of galaxies. It is over 450[2] Mly away in the constellation Centaurus. It has a redshift of 10,073 km/s.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for Abell S740. Retrieved 2007-02-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Hubble Illuminates Cluster of Diverse Galaxies". Archived from the original on 12 February 2007. Retrieved 2007-02-15. 
  3. ^ a b Abell, George O.; Corwin, Harold G., Jr.; Olowin, Ronald P. (May 1989). "A catalog of rich clusters of galaxies" (PDF). Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series. 70 (May 1989): 1–138. Bibcode:1989ApJS...70....1A. ISSN 0067-0049. doi:10.1086/191333. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 

Coordinates: Sky map 13h 43m 32.3s, −38° 11′ 05″