X-ray Emission from the Guitar Nebula

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Romani, Roger W.; Cordes, James M.; Yadigaroglu, I. -A.;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1086/310796
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    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... View more
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