PARAMETER CONSTRAINTS FOR HIGH-ENERGY MODELS OF COLLIDING WINDS OF MASSIVE STARS: THE CASE WR 147

@article{Reimer2009PARAMETERCF,
  title={PARAMETER CONSTRAINTS FOR HIGH-ENERGY MODELS OF COLLIDING WINDS OF MASSIVE STARS: THE CASE WR 147},
  author={A. Reimer and O. Reimer},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={694},
  pages={1139-1146}
}
We explore the ability of high-energy observations to constrain orbital parameters of long-period massive binary systems by means of an inverse Compton (IC) model acting in colliding wind environments. This is particularly relevant for (very) long-period binaries where orbital parameters are often poorly known from conventional methods, as is the case, e.g. for the Wolf-Rayet (W-R) star binary system WR 147, where INTEGRAL and MAGIC upper limits on the high-energy emission have recently been… 

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