Recent results from the CANGAROO 3.8 m telescope

Yoshikoshi for CANGAROO, Takanori
June 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 515 Issue 1, p192
Academic Journal
We observed the shell-type supernova remnant (SNR) RX J1713.7–3946 and the X-ray binaries Cen X-3 and Vela X-1 at TeV energies in 1998 using the CANGAROO 3.8 m telescope. Preliminary results of data analyses on these objects are summarized here. We also estimated a spectrum of the Vela pulsar region using 116 hr data taken by the 3.8 m telescope during 1994 and 1997. The two data sets having different mirror reflectivities give consistent results and the photon index of the best-fit power-law spectrum is -2.4±0.2. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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