Searching for Dark Matter Annihilation in Recently Discovered Milky Way Satellites with Fermi-LAT

@inproceedings{FermiLAT2016SearchingFD,
  title={Searching for Dark Matter Annihilation in Recently Discovered Milky Way Satellites with Fermi-LAT},
  author={the Fermi-LAT and Des Collaborations and Asteria Albert and Brendon G. Anderson and Keith C. Bechtol and A. Drlica Wagner and G. V. Meshcheryakov and Miguel Sanchez-conde and Louis E. Strigari and Matthew Christopher Wood and Timothy M. C. Abbott and Filipe B. Abdalla and Aur{\'e}lien Benoit-L{\'e}vy and Gregory David Bothun and R A Bernstein and Emmanuel A. Bertin and David Jonathan Brooks and David Lyle Burke and Aurelio Carnero Rosell and Matias Carrasco Kind and J. Pita Carretero and M. E. di Crocce and Carlos EP Cunha and Chris B. D'Andrea and Luiz Nicolaci da Costa and Shantanu A. Desai and Herman Thomas Diehl and Joerg P. Dietrich and Peter Doel and Tim F. Eifler and August E. Evrard and Angelo Fausti Neto and David A. Finley and J. Guimaraes da Costa and Pablo Fosalba and Joshua A. Frieman and David W. Gerdes and Daniel A Goldstein and Daniel Nicholas Gruen and Robert Gruendl and Klaus Honscheid and David Joseph. James and Stephen Brian Henry Kent and Kyler William Kuehn and N P Kuropatkin and Ofer Lahav and Ting Song Li and Marta Andrade Maia and Marina Gracia March and J L Marshall and Paul Martini and Christopher J. Miller and J. F. Pusztaszeri and Eric H. Neilsen and Brian D. Nord and R. L. C. Ogando and Andr'es. A. Plazas and Kevin Alexander Reil and Alexander Romer and Eli S. Rykoff and E. Cesar S{\'a}nchez and Bas'ilio Xavier Santiago and Michael Schubnell and Ignacio Sevilla-Noarbe and Ralph C. Smith and Marcelle Soares-Santos and Frederico Muniz Sampaio Sobreira and Eric Suchyta and Molly E. C. Swanson and Gregory G. Tarle and V. B. Vikram and Alistair R. Walker and Risa H. Wechsler},
  year={2016}
}
We search for excess gamma-ray emission coincident with the positions of confirmed and candidate Milky Way satellite galaxies using 6 years of data from the Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT). Our sample of 45 stellar systems includes 28 kinematically confirmed dark-matter-dominated dwarf spheroidal galaxies (dSphs) and 17 recently discovered systems that have photometric characteristics consistent with the population of known dSphs. For each of these targets, the relative predicted gamma-ray… CONTINUE READING

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