A search for the X-ray counterpart of the unidentified γ-ray source 3 EG J 2020 + 4017 ( 2 CG 078 + 2 )

We report observations with the Chandra X-ray Observatory of a field in the γ-Cygni supernova remnant (SNR78.2+2.1) centered on the cataloged location of the unidentified, bright γ-ray source 3EG J2020+4017. In this search for an X-ray counterpart to the γ-ray source, we detected 30 X-ray sources. Of these, we found 17 strong-candidate counterparts in… CONTINUE READING