TITLE

VHE γ-ray spectral properties of the blazars Mrk 501 and Mrk 421 from CAT observations in 1997 and 1998

AUTHOR(S)
Piron, Fre´de´ric
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 515 Issue 1, p113
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Very High Energy (VHE) γ-ray emission of the BL Lacertœ objects Markarian 501 and Markarian 421 has been observed by the CAT Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescope in 1997 and 1998. The spectrum extraction method is presented, and the spectral properties of both sources are compared in different activity states. Theoretical implications for jet astrophysics are discussed. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
6028279

 

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