Highlights of the VERITAS Blazar Observation Program

@inproceedings{Collaboration2011HighlightsOT,
  title={Highlights of the VERITAS Blazar Observation Program},
  author={Wystan Benbow for the Veritas Collaboration},
  year={2011}
}
The VERITAS array of 12-m atmospheric-Cherenkov telescope s in southern Arizona began full-scale operations in 2007, and it is one of the world’s most sensitive dete ctors of astrophysical VHE ( E >100 GeV)γ-rays. Forty-one blazars are known to emit VHE photons, and observations of bl azars are one of the VERITAS Collaboration’s Key Science Projects (KSPs). More than 400 hours per year are devote d to this program, and∼100 blazars have already been observed with the array, in most cases with… Expand
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