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VHE Emission from PSR B1259-63/LS 2883 around 2010/2011 Periastron Passage observed with H.E.S.S

  title={VHE Emission from PSR B1259-63/LS 2883 around 2010/2011 Periastron Passage observed with H.E.S.S},
  author={Iurii Sushch and Mathieu de Naurois and U. Schwanke and Gerrit Spengler and P. Bordas},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
PSR B1259-63/LS 2883 is a binary system consisting of a 48 ms pulsar orbitting around a Be star with an orbital period of ~3.4 years. The system was detected at very high energies (VHE; E > 100 GeV) by the High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.) during its periastron passages in 2004 and 2007. Here we present new H.E.S.S. observations corresponding to its last periastron passage, which occurred on December 15th 2010. These new observations partially overlap with the beginning of a… 
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