PSR J1906+0722: An Elusive Gamma-ray Pulsar

  title={PSR J1906+0722: An Elusive Gamma-ray Pulsar},
  author={Colin J. Clark and H. J. Pletsch and J. H. K. Wu and Lucas Guillemot and Markus Ackermann and Bruce Allen and Alessandro De Angelis and Carsten Aulbert and Luca Baldini and Jean Ballet and Guido Barbiellini and Denis Bastieri and Ronaldo Bellazzini and Elisabetta Bissaldi and Oliver Bock and R. Bonino and Eugenio Bottacini and T. J. Brandt and Johan Bregeon and Pascal Bruel and Sara Buson and G. A. Caliandro and R. A. Cameron and Micaela Caragiulo and Patrizia A. Caraveo and Claudia Cecchi and David J. Champion and E. Charles and A. Chekhtman and James Chiang and Graziano Chiaro and Stefano Ciprini and Richard O. Claus and J. Cohen-Tanugi and A. Cu'ellar and S. Cutini and Filippo D’Ammando and Rachele Desiante and P. Drell and Heinz-Bernd Eggenstein and Cecilia Favuzzi and Henning Fehrmann and Elizabeth C. Ferrara and W. B. Focke and Anna Franckowiak and Piergiorgio Fusco and Fabio Gargano and Dario Gasparrini and Nicola Giglietto and Francesco Giordano and Tom Glanzman and Gary Lunt Godfrey and Isabelle A. Grenier and J. E. Grove and Sylvain Guiriec and Alice K. Harding and E. Hays and J. W. Hewitt and A B Hill and Deirdre Horan and Xian Hou and Tobias Jogler and A. S. Johnson and G. J'ohannesson and Michael Kramer and Felicia Krau{\ss} and Michael Kuss and H'elene Laffon and S. Larsson and Luca Latronico and J. Li and L. Li and Francesco Longo and Francesco Loparco and Michael N. Lovellette and Pasquale Lubrano and Bernd Machenschalk and Alberto Manfreda and Martino Marelli and Michael Mayer and M. N. Mazziotta and P. F. Michelson and Tsunefumi Mizuno and M. E. Monzani and A. Morselli and Igor V. Moskalenko and Simona Murgia and Eric Nuss and Takashi Ohsugi and Monica Orienti and E. Orlando and Francesco de Palma and D. Paneque and Melissa Pesce-Rollins and F. Piron and Giovanna Pivato and S. Rain{\'o} and R. Rando and Massimiliano Razzano and A. Reimer and P. M. Saz Parkinson and M. Schaal and Alexander Schulz and Carmelo Sgro’ and Eric J. Siskind and Francesca R. Spada and Gloria Spandre and Paolo Spinelli and Daniel J. Suson and H. Takahashi and Jana Thayer and Luigi Tibaldo and Pablo Torne and Diego F. Torres and Gino Tosti and Eleonora Troja and G. Vianello and Kent S. Wood and Matthew J.A. Wood and Manal Yassine},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
We report the discovery of PSR J1906+0722, a gamma-ray pulsar detected as part of a blind survey of unidentified Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) sources being carried out on the volunteer distributed computing system, Einstein@Home. This newly discovered pulsar previously appeared as the most significant remaining unidentified gamma-ray source without a known association in the second Fermi-LAT source catalog (2FGL) and was among the top ten most significant unassociated sources in the recent… 

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