The 2010 very high energy gamma-ray flare and 10 years of multi-wavelength observations of M 87

  title={The 2010 very high energy gamma-ray flare and 10 years of multi-wavelength observations of M 87},
  author={T. H. C. A. Abramowski and F. Acero and F. Aharonian and A. Akhperjanian and G. Anton and A. Balzer and A. Barnacka and U. Almeida and Y. Becherini and J. Becker and B. Behera and K. Bernlohr and E. Birsin and J. Biteau and A. Bochow and C. Boisson and J. Bolmont and P. Bordas and J. Brucker and F. Brun and P. Brun and T. Bulik and I. Busching and S. Carrigan and S. Casanova and M. Cerruti and P. Chadwick and A. Charbonnier and R. Chaves and A. Cheesebrough and A. Clapson and G. Coignet and G. Cologna and J. Conrad and M. Dalton and M. Daniel and I. D. Davids and B. Degrange and C. Deil and H. J. Dickinson and A. Djannati-Atai and W. Domainko and L. O. Drury and G. Dubus and K. Dutson and J. Dyks and M. Dyrda and K. Egberts and P. Eger and P. Espigat and L. Fallon and C. Farnier and S. Fegan and F. Feinstein and M. V. Fernandes and A. Fiasson and G. Fontaine and A. Forster and M. Fussling and Y. A. Gallant and H. Gast and L. G{\'e}rard and D. Gerbig and B. Giebels and J. Glicenstein and B. Gluck and P. Goret and D. Goring and S. Haffner and J. D. Hague and D. Hampf and M. Hauser and S. Heinz and G. Heinzelmann and G. Henri and G. Hermann and J. Hinton and A. Hoffmann and W. Hofmann and P. Hofverberg and M. Holler and D. Horns and A. Jacholkowska and O. C. Jager and C. Jahn and M. Jamrozy and I. Jung and M. Kastendieck and K. Katarzyński and U. Katz and S. Kaufmann and D. Keogh and D. Khangulyan and B. Kh'elifi and D. Klochkov and W. Kluźniak and T. Kneiske and N. Komin and K. Kosack and R. Kossakowski and H. Laffon and G. Lamanna and D. Lennarz and T. Lohse and A. Lopatin and C. Lu and V. Marandon and A. Marcowith and J. Masbou and D. Maurin and N. Maxted and M. Mayer and T. McComb and M. C. Medina and J. M'ehault and R. Moderski and E. Moulin and C. Naumann and M. Naumann-Godo and M. Naurois and D. Nedbal and D. Nekrassov and N. Nguyen and B. Nicholas and J. Niemiec and S. Nolan and S. Ohm and E. O. Wilhelmi and B. Opitz and M. Ostrowski and I. Oya and M. Panter and M. Arribas and G. Pedaletti and G. Pelletier and P. Petrucci and S. Pita and G. Puhlhofer and M. Punch and A. Quirrenbach and M. Raue and S. Rayner and A. Reimer and O. Reimer and M. Renaud and R. Reyes and F. Rieger and J. Ripken and L. Rob and S. Rosier-Lees and G. Rowell and B. Rudak and C. Rulten and J. Ruppel and V. Sahakian and D. S{\'a}nchez and A. Santangelo and R. Schlickeiser and F. M. Schock and A. Schulz and U. Schwanke and S. Schwarzburg and S. Schwemmer and F. Sheidaei and J. Skilton and H. Sol and G. Spengler and L. Stawarz and R. Steenkamp and C. Stegmann and F. Stinzing and K. Stycz and I. Sushch and A. Szostek and J. Tavernet and R. Terrier and M. Tluczykont and K. Valerius and C. V. Eldik and G. Vasileiadis and C. Venter and J. P. Vialle and A. Viana and P. Vincent and H. J. Volk and F. Volpe and S. Vorobiov and M. Vorster and S. Wagner and M. Ward and R. White and A. Wierzcholska and M. Zacharias and A. Zajczyk and A. Zdziarski and A. Zech and H. Zechlin and T. M. C. J. Aleksi'c and L. Antonelli and P. Antoranz and Michael Backes and J. A. Barrio and D. Bastieri and J. Gonzalez and W. Bednarek and A. Berdyugin and K. Berger and E. Bernardini and A. Biland and O. Blanch and R. Bock and A. Boller and G. Bonnoli and D. B. Tridon and I. Braun and T. Bretz and A. Canellas and E. Carmona and A. Carosi and P. Colin and E. Colombo and J. Contreras and J. Cortina and L. Cossio and S. Covino and F. Dazzi and A. D. Angelis and E. D. C. D. Pozo and B. D. Lotto and C. Mendez and A. Ortega and M. Doert and A. Dominguez and D. Prester and D. Dorner and M. Doro and D. Elsaesser and D. Ferenc and M. Fonseca and L. Font and C. Fruck and R. L'opez and M. Garczarczyk and D. Garrido and G. Giavitto and N. Godinovic and D. Hadasch and D. Hafner and A. Herrero and D. Hildebrand and D. Hohne-Monch and J. Hose and D. Hrupec and B. Huber and T. Jogler and S. Klepser and T. Krahenbuhl and J. Krause and A. L. Barbera and D. Lelas and E. Leonardo and E. Lindfors and S. Lombardi and M. Lopez and E. Lorenz and M. Makariev and G. Maneva and N. Mankuzhiyil and K. Mannheim and L. Maraschi and M. Mariotti and M. Mart'inez and D. Mazin and M. Meucci and J. Miranda and R. Mirzoyan and H. Miyamoto and J. Mold'on and A. Moralejo and P. Munar and D. Nieto and K. Nilsson and R. Orito and D. Paneque and R. Paoletti and S. Pardo and J. Paredes and S. Partini and M. Pasanen and F. Pauss and M. Perez-Torres and M. Persic and L. Peruzzo and M. Pilia and J. Pochon and F. Prada and P. G. P. Moroni and E. Prandini and I. Puljak and I. Reichardt and R. Reinthal and W. Rhode and M. Rib'o and J. Rico and S. Rugamer and A. Saggion and K. Saito and T. Saito and M. Salvati and K. Satalecka and V. Scalzotto and V. Scapin and C. Schultz and T. Schweizer and M. Shayduk and S. Shore and A. Sillanpaa and J. Sitarek and D. Sobczy'nska and F. Spanier and S. Spiro and A. Stamerra and B. Steinke and J. Storz and N. Strah and T. Suric and L. Takalo and H. Takami and F. Tavecchio and P. Temnikov and T. Terzi'c and D. Tescaro and M. Teshima and M. Thom and O. Tibolla and D. F. Torres and A. Treves and H. Vankov and P. Vogler and R. Wagner and Q. Weitzel and V. Zabalza and F. Zandanel and R. Zanin and T. V. C. T. Arlen and T. Aune and M. Beilicke and W. Benbow and A. Bouvier and S. Bradbury and J. Buckley and V. Bugaev and K. Byrum and A. Cannon and A. Cesarini and L. Ciupik and M. Connolly and W. Cui and R. Dickherber and C. Duke and M. Errando and A. Falcone and J. Finley and G. Finnegan and L. Fortson and A. Furniss and N. Galante and D. Gall and S. Godambe and S. Griffin and J. Grube and G. Gyuk and D. Hanna and J. Holder and H. Huan and C. Hui and P. Kaaret and N. Karlsson and M. Kertzman and Y. Khassen and D. Kieda and H. Krawczynski and F. Krennrich and M. Lang and S. Lebohec and G. Maier and S. McArthur and A. Mccann and P. Moriarty and R. Mukherjee and P. D. Nu{\~n}ez and R. Ong and M. Orr and A. N. Otte and N. Park and J. Perkins and A. Pichel and M. Pohl and H. Prokoph and K. Ragan and L. Reyes and P. T. Reynolds and E. Roache and H. Rose and M. Schroedter and G. Sembroski and G. D. cSenturk and I. Telezhinsky and G. Tevsi'c and M. Theiling and S. Thibadeau and A. Varlotta and V. Vassiliev and M. Vivier and S. Wakely and T. Weekes and D. Williams and B. Zitzer and M. Cara and C. Casadio and C. C. Cheung and W. Mcconville and F. Davies and A. Doi and G. Giovannini and M. Giroletti and K. Hada and P. Hardee and D. Harris and W. Junor and M. Kino and N. P. Lee and C. Ly and J. Madrid and F. Massaro and C. Mundell and H. Nagai and E. Perlman and I. Steele and R. Walker and D. Wood},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  • T. H. C. A. Abramowski, F. Acero, +438 authors D. Wood
  • Published 2011
  • Physics, Computer Science
  • The Astrophysical Journal
  • The giant radio galaxy M 87 with its proximity (16 Mpc), famous jet, and very massive black hole ((3-6) x 10(9) M-circle dot) provides a unique opportunity to investigate the origin of very high energy (VHE; E > 100 GeV) gamma-ray emission generated in relativistic outflows and the surroundings of supermassive black holes. M 87 has been established as a VHE gamma-ray emitter since 2006. The VHE gamma-ray emission displays strong variability on timescales as short as a day. In this paper… CONTINUE READING

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