Hadronic origin of the TeV flare of M87 in April 2010

@article{Sahu2013HadronicOO,
  title={Hadronic origin of the TeV flare of M87 in April 2010},
  author={Sarira Sahu and Eddie Palacios},
  journal={The European Physical Journal C},
  year={2013},
  volume={75},
  pages={1-7}
}
M87 is a giant radio galaxy with FR-I morphology. It underwent three episodes of TeV flaring in recent years with the strongest one in April 2010 which was jointly monitored by MAGIC, VERITAS and H.E.S.S. We explain its spectral energy distribution in the energy range 0.3–5 TeV by assuming that the flaring occurs in the innermost region of the jet. In this region the low energy SSC photons serve as the target for the Fermi-accelerated high energy protons of energy $${\le }30$$≤30 TeV to form a… 

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