Large scale simulation of a very light jet

Line of sight integrated X-ray emission (left) compared to Chandra X-ray contours of the radio galaxy Cygnus A with radio colors (right). The bow shock is located where elliptical contours change into spherical ones, which is well measured for Cygnus A (Smith et al. 2002).

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