Analysis of the CFA “Great Wall” Using The Minimal Spanning Tree

  • S. P. Bhavsar
  • D. A. Lauer
Part of the International Astronomical Union/Union Astronomique Internationale book series (IAUS, volume 168)


MST analysis shows the “Great Wall” as a statistically significant linear feature in the galaxy distribution. It is not as long as visual impressions may suggest. Another “Wall” extends radially, perpendicular to the GW. These two walls intersect at the Coma cluster.


Linear Feature Filamentary Structure Visual Impression Visual Artifact Redshift Survey 
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© International Astronomical Union 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Bhavsar
    • 1
  • D. A. Lauer
    • 1
  1. 1.University of KentuckyLexingtonUSA

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