The 2010 Very High Energy γ-Ray Flare and 10 Years of Multi-wavelength Observations of M 87

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Abramowski, A.; Acero, F.; Aharonian, F.; Akhperjanian, A. G.; Anton, G.; Balzer, A.; Barnacka, A.; de Almeida, U. Barres; Becherini, Y.; Becker, J.; Behera, B.; Bernloehr, K.; Birsin, E.; Biteau, J.; Bochow, A.; Boisson, C.; Bolmont, J.; Bordas, P.; Brucker, J.; Brun, F.; Brun, P.; Bulik, T.; Buesching, I.; Carrigan, S.; Casanova, S.; Cerruti, M.; Chadwick, P. M.; Charbonnier, A.; Chaves, R. C. G.; Cheesebrough, A.; ... view all 444 authors
(2012)
  • Publisher: American Astronomical Society
  • Journal: issue 0004-637Xissn: 0004-637X
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/746/2/151
  • Subject: radiation mechanisms: non-thermal | radioastronomia | MAGIC | [PHYS.HEXP]Physics [physics]/High Energy Physics - Experiment [hep-ex] | Electrónica | galaxies: active | flux [X-ray] | radio wave [galaxy] | jets [galaxies] | galaxies: individual (M 87) | galaxies: nuclei | nuclei [galaxies] | black hole | time dependence | galaxies: jets | [SDU.ASTR.CO]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/Cosmology and Extra-Galactic Astrophysics [astro-ph.CO] | [PHYS.ASTR.CO]Physics [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/Cosmology and Extra-Galactic Astrophysics [astro-ph.CO] | [ PHYS.ASTR.CO ] Physics [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/Cosmology and Extra-Galactic Astrophysics [astro-ph.CO] | flux [gamma ray] | [ PHYS.HEXP ] Physics [physics]/High Energy Physics - Experiment [hep-ex] | emission [gamma ray] | active [galaxies] | galaxies [gamma rays] | HESS | Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics | VERITAS | non-thermal [radiation mechanisms] | VHE [gamma ray] | individual: M 87 [galaxies] | Electricidad | gamma rays: galaxies | Física nuclear | [ SDU.ASTR.CO ] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/Cosmology and Extra-Galactic Astrophysics [astro-ph.CO]
    • ddc: ddc:520
    arxiv: Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

The giant radio galaxy M 87 with its proximity (16 Mpc), famous jet, and very massive black hole ((3-6) x 10(9) M-circle dot) provides a unique opportunity to investigate the origin of very high energy (VHE; E > 100 GeV) gamma-ray emission generated in relativistic outf... View more
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