Multi-wavelength emission from 3C 66A: clues to its redshift and gamma-ray emission location

  title={Multi-wavelength emission from 3C 66A: clues to its redshift and gamma-ray emission location},
  author={Da-hai Yan and Zhonghui Fan and Yao Zhou and Benzhong Dai},
  journal={Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  • D. Yan, Z. Fan, +1 author B. Dai
  • Published 6 November 2010
  • Physics
  • Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics
The quasi-simultaneous multi-wavelength emission of TeV blazar 3C 66A is studied by using a one-zone multi-component leptonic jet model. It is found that the quasi-simultaneous spectral energy distribution of 3C 66A can be well reproduced; in particular, the first three months of its average Fermi-LAT spectrum can be well reproduced by the synchrotron self-Compton component plus external Compton component of the broad line region (BLR). Clues to its redshift and gamma-ray emission location are… Expand

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