Deciphering the Origin of the GeV–TeV Gamma-Ray Emission from SS 433

@article{Kimura2020DecipheringTO,
  title={Deciphering the Origin of the GeV–TeV Gamma-Ray Emission from SS 433},
  author={Shigeo S. Kimura and Kohta Murase and P'eter M'esz'aros},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2020},
  volume={904}
}
We investigate hadronic and leptonic scenarios for the GeV–TeV gamma-ray emission from jets of the microquasar SS 433. The emission region of the TeV photons coincides with the X-ray knots, where electrons are efficiently accelerated. On the other hand, the optical high-density filaments are also located close to the X-ray knots, which may support a hadronic scenario. We calculate multiwavelength photon spectra of the extended jet region by solving the transport equations for the electrons and… 

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