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1998A&A...333L..91C - Astronomy and Astrophysics, volume 333, L91-94 (1998/5-3)

The γ-ray source 2EGS J1703-6302: a new supernova remnant in interaction with an HI cloud?

COMBI J.A., ROMERO G.E. and BENAGLIA P.

Abstract (from CDS):

We present observational evidence supporting a picture where the γ-ray source 2EGS J1703-6302 is the result of the interaction between cosmic rays (CRs) accelerated in a supernova remnant (SNR) and a nearby HI cloud. The SNR has been disclosed by filtering the diffuse disk emission from new 1.42GHz continuum observations of the radio field around 2EGS J1703-6302. The cloud was detected through neutral hydrogen line observations of the same area of the sky. The CR enhancement in the SNR with respect to the local value is about a factor ∼44.

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Journal keyword(s): Gamma rays: observations - Cosmic rays - Radio continuum: ISM - ISM: clouds - ISM: supernova remnants

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