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Discovery of VHE y-rays from the BL Lacertae object PKS 0548-322
(EDP Sciences, 2010)
Aims. PKS 0548-322 (z=0.069) is a "high-frequency-peaked'' BL Lac object and a candidate very high energy (VHE, E >100 GeV) $\gamma$-ray emitter, due to its high X-ray and radio flux. Observations at the VHE band provide ...
First detection of VHE y-rays from SN 1006 by HESS
(EDP Sciences, 2010)
Localizing the VHE y-ray source at the galactic centre
(Oxford University Press, 2010)
The inner 10 pc of our Galaxy contains many counterpart candidates of the very high energy (VHE; >100 GeV) γ -ray point source HESS J1745−290. Within the point spread function of the H.E.S.S. measurement, at least three ...
Measurement of the extragalactic background light imprint on the spectra of the brightest blazars observed with H.E.S.S.
(EDP Sciences, 2013)
The extragalactic background light (EBL) is the diffuse radiation with the second highest energy density in the Universe after the cosmic microwave background. The aim of this study is the measurement of the imprint of the ...
HESS upper limit on the very high energy gammay-ray emission from the globular cluster 47 Tucanae (Research Note)
(EDP sciences, 2009)
Observations of the globular cluster 47 Tucanae (NGC 104), which contains at least 23 ms pulsars, were performed with the HESS telescope system. The observations lead to an upper limit of F(E > 800 GeV) < 6.7 × 10−13 cm−2 ...
Cosmic-ray positrons from millisecond pulsars
(IOP Publishing, 2015)
Observations by the Fermi Large Area Telescope of γ-ray millisecond pulsar (MSP) light curves imply copious pair production in their magnetospheres, and not exclusively in those of younger pulsars. Such pair cascades may ...
A multiwavelength view of the flaring state of PKS 2155-304 in 2006
(EDP Sciences, 2012)
Context: Multiwavelength (MWL) observations of the blazar PKS 2155-304 during two weeks in July and August 2006, the period when two exceptional flares at very high energies (VHE, E ≳ 100 GeV) occurred, provide a detailed ...
Long-term TeV and X-ray observations of the gamma-ray binary HESS J0632+057
(IOP Publishing, 2014)
HESS J0632+057 is the only gamma-ray binary known so far whose position in the sky allows observations with ground-based observatories in both the northern and southern hemispheres. Here we report on long-term observations ...
HESS J1818-154, a new composite supernova remnant discovered in TeV gamma rays and X-rays
(EDP Sciences, 2014)
Composite supernova remnants (SNRs) constitute a small subclass of the remnants of massive stellar explosions where non-thermal radiation is observed from both the expanding shell-like shock front and from a pulsar wind ...
Identification of HESS J1303-631 as a pulsar wind nebula through y-ray, x-ray, and radio observations
(EDP Science, 2012)
Aims. The previously unidentified very high-energy (VHE; E > 100 GeV) γ-ray source HESS J1303−631, discovered in 2004, is re-examined including new data from the H.E.S.S. Cherenkov telescope array in order to identify this ...