TeV Observations of the Variability and Spectrum of Markarian 501



Quinn, J, Bond, IH, Boyle, PJ, Buckley, JH, Bradbury, SM, Breslin, AC, Burdett, AM, Gordo, J Bussons, Carter-Lewis, DA, Catanese, M
et al (show 20 more authors) (1997) TeV Observations of the Variability and Spectrum of Markarian 501. ICRC Durban.

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Abstract

Markarian 501 is only the second extragalactic source to be detected with high statistical certainty at TeV energies; it is similar in many ways to Markarian 421. The Whipple Observatory gamma-ray telescope has been used to observe the AGN Markarian 501 in 1996 and 1997, the years subsequent to its initial detection. The apparent variability on the one-day time-scale observed in TeV gamma rays in 1995 is confirmed and compared with the variability in Markarian 421. Observations at X-ray and optical wavelengths from 1997 are also presented.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: 4 pages, 2 figures, to appear in proceedings of 25th ICRC (Durban)
Uncontrolled Keywords: astro-ph, astro-ph
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2018 08:18
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2021 08:17
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3023744