Observations at large zenith angles

Schro¨der, F.; Heck, D.
June 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 515 Issue 1, p343
Academic Journal
Cherenkov telescope observations at zenith angles >70° are capable of providing large collection areas for high energy γ-induced air showers. In order to provide a full Monte Carlo simulation of the large zenith angle observations the air shower simulation code CORSIKA was modified to treat particles in a curved geometry. First results of studies with the stand alone telescope HEGRA CT1 are presented. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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