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J/A+A/390/39    HEGRA AIROBICC gamma radiation above 15 TeV   (Aharonian+, 2002)

Search for point sources of gamma radiation above 15 TeV with the HEGRA AIROBICC array. Aharonian F., Akhperjanian A., Barrio J.A., Bernloehr K., Boerst H., Bojahr H., Bolz O., Contreras J.L., Cortina J., Denninghoff S., Fonseca V., Gebauer H.J., Gonzalez J., Goetting N., Heinzelmann G., Hermann G., Heusler A., Hofmann W., Horns D., Jung I., Kankanyan R., Kestel M., Kettler J., Kohnle A., Konopelko A., Kornmeyer H., Kranich D., Krawczynski H., Lampeitl H., Lopez M., Lorenz E., Lucarelli F., Magnussen N., Mang O., Meyer H., Mirzoyan R., Moralejo A., Ona E., Padilla L., Panter M., Plaga R., Plyasheshnikov A., Prahl J., Puehlhofer G., Rauterberg G., Roehring A., Rhode W., Rowell G., Sahakian V., Samorski M., Schilling M., Schmele D., Schroeder F., Sevilla I., Siems M., Stamm W., Tluczykont M., Voelk H.J., Wiedner C.A., Wittek W. <Astron. Astrophys. 390, 39 (2002)> =2002A&A...390...39A
ADC_Keywords: Gamma rays Keywords: gamma rays: observations Description: Results of the search for gamma radiation above 15 TeV, using the AIROBICC air shower detector, from a set of 196 candidate point sources taken from different catalogs. For each object, the equatorial coordinates are provided, together with the number of signal events registered by the detector, the estimated background, the statistical significance of the excess (or defect) of events, the average energy threshold of the observation (in TeV), and the flux upper limit (at 90% confidence level) of gamma rays above this threshold. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 71 5 Results of AIROBICC search from gamma-ray emission from 5 known TeV emitters. table2.dat 71 191 Results of AIROBICC search from gamma-ray emission from a set of 191 candidate point sources
Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat table2.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 22 A22 --- Source Source name 24- 25 I2 h RAh Right ascension (J2000) 27- 28 I2 min RAm Right ascension (J2000) 30- 31 I2 s RAs Right ascension (J2000) 33 A1 --- DE- Declination sign 34- 35 I2 deg DEd Declination (J2000) 37- 38 I2 arcmin DEm Declination (J2000) 40- 41 I2 arcsec DEs Declination (J2000) 43- 46 I4 ct Non On-source counts 48- 54 F7.2 ct Nbg Estimated number of background counts 56- 60 F5.2 --- S Statistical significance 62- 63 I2 TeV Eth Gamma-ray energy threshold 65- 71 E7.2 ct/m2/s Phi(ul) Upper limit (90% confidence level) on the flux of photons of energy > Eth
Acknowledgements: Abelardo Moralejo Olaizola References: ASM/XTE teams, XTE ASM Catalog (latest version available on the WWW at Green D.A., 1997, A Catalogue of Galactic Supernova Remnants. Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, United Kingdom (latest version available on the WWW at Greiner, J. et al., GRBs localized with WFC (BSAX) or BATSE/RXTE or ASM (RXTE) or IPN or HETE. Guseinov, O. et al., A catalogue of Low and High Mass X-Ray Binaries.
(End) Abelardo Moralejo [Dpto. Fisica Atomica, UCM, Madrid] 13-May-2002
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