X-ray Emission from the Guitar Nebula
Romani, Roger W.
Cordes, James M.
Yadigaroglu, I. -A.
arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
We have detected weak soft X-ray emission from the Pulsar Wind Nebula trailing the high velocity star PSR 2224+65 (the `Guitar Nebula'). This X-ray flux gives evidence of \gamma~10^7 eV particles in the pulsar wind and constrains the properties of the post-shock flow. T...