Observations of Active Galactic Nuclei with Ground-Based Cherenkov Telescopes

Abstract

Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes (IACTs) allow us to observe Active Galactic Nuclei (AGNs) in the 100 GeV to 20 TeV energy range with high sensitivity. The TeV γ-ray observations of the nine blazars detected so far in this energy range reveal rapid flux and spectral variability on time scales of several hours, sometimes even on time scales of a few… (More)

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