Probing proton acceleration in W51C with MAGIC

@article{Carmona2011ProbingPA,
  title={Probing proton acceleration in W51C with MAGIC},
  author={Emiliano Carmona and Julian Krause and Ignasi Reichardt and for the Star Collaboration},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
  year={2011},
  volume={7},
  pages={115}
}
Located in a dense complex environment, W51C provides an excellent scenario to probe accelerated protons in SNRs and their interaction with surrounding target material. Here we report the observation of extended Very High Energy (VHE) gamma-ray emission from the W51C supernova remnant (SNR) with MAGIC. Detections of extended gamma-ray emission in the same region have already been reported by the Fermi and H.E.S.S. collaborations. Fermi/LAT measured the source spectrum in the energy range… Expand

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