New Results from High Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy

@article{Voelk2005NewRF,
  title={New Results from High Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy},
  author={H. Voelk},
  journal={Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={95 - 102}
}
  • H. Voelk
  • Published 1 August 2005
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
High energy gamma-ray astronomy has recently made significant progresss through ground-based instruments like the H.E.S.S. array of imaging atmospheric Cherenkov telescopes. The unprecedented angular resolution and the large field of view has allowed to spatially resolve for the first time the morphology of gamma-ray sources in the TeV energy range. The experimental technique is described and the types of sources detected and still expected are discussed. Selected results include objects as… Expand
Extragalactic sources of rapidly variable high energy gamma radiation
Extragalactic sources of high-energy cosmic gamma-rays, like blazars and quasars, are usually highly variable and the temporal characteristics of their light curves are key to the understanding ofExpand

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