MAGIC upper limits to the VHE gamma-ray flux of 3C 454.3 in high emission state

  title={MAGIC upper limits to the VHE gamma-ray flux of 3C 454.3 in high emission state},
  author={H. Anderhub and et al. and Stefano Vercellone and Immacolata Donnarumma and Filippo D’Ammando and Marco Tavani},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Aims. We report upper limits to the very high energy flux (E > 100 GeV) of the flat spectrum radio quasar 3C454.3 (z = 0.859) derived by the Cherenkov telescope MAGIC during the high states of July/August and November/December 2007. We compare the upper limits derived in both time slots with the available quasi-simultaneous MeV-GeV data from the AGILE gamma-ray satellite and interpret the observational results in the context of leptonic emission models. Methods. The source was observed with the… 

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