Volume 387, Number 1, May III 2002
|Page(s)||L10 - L12|
|Published online||15 May 2002|
Letter to the Editor
Probing the intracluster star-light with Chandra
Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Giessenbachstraße, 85748 Garching, Germany
2 Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 60 Garden st., MS 3, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
3 Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii, 2680 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
Corresponding author: A. Finoguenov, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 20 March 2002
We propose a method to test for the presence of intracluster star-light using X-ray binaries as a trace population. We discuss a particular application of this method to observations of the Virgo cluster.
Key words: stars: binaries: close / X-rays: stars / cosmology: observations
© ESO, 2002
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