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X-ray temporal and spectral studies of blazars with the Ginga satellite

X-ray temporal and spectral studies of blazars with the Ginga satellite

final report for NASA grant, NAG8-697

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Published by Space Telescope Science Institute, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Baltimore, MD, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Active galactic nuclei.,
  • Astrophysics.,
  • Blazars.,
  • Luminosity.,
  • Plasma spectra.,
  • Spectral emission.,
  • X ray astronomy.,
  • X ray spectra.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprincipal investigator, C. Megan Urry.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-196330.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18075969M

    The BL Lac observations presented in Fig. 4 (from Bloom et al.) are more representative of the way we have approached multi-wavelength optical flare triggered a TOO (Target of Opportunity) program on CGRO, and optical and gamma ray observations of BL Cited by: 2. Title of dissertation: TRACKING SPECTRAL CHANGES IN BLAZARS WITH THE ENERGETIC GAMMA RAY EXPERIMENT TELESCOPE (EGRET) Giridhar Nandikotkur, Doctor of Philosophy, and X-ray observations of high X-ray states will address the issue of the convex cur-vature in the future. Such data will also explore the possibility of the steep EGRET.

    The all-sky X-ray monitors are very important in the blazar studies, since, as noted above, blazars are known to be erratic, highly variable emitters. Yet those instru-ments, especially the hard X-ray ones such as MAXI or Swift-BAT, are of a limited sensitivity, and hence un-interrupted X .   The blazar 1ES+ was first spotted in by the Einstein X-ray satellite. Followup observations determined that it is a triplet system: an .

    So far around blazars have been detected in the γ-ray window by satellite based detectors, mainly on board Compton Gamma Ray Observa-tory (CGRO) which has revolutionized this field [65]. Howeve r, in the VHE domain i.e. by ground based experiments, only 12 blazars has been detected, out of which 10 are confirmed detections (6 of them a File Size: 6MB. GC + was detected in the past at X-ray bands by the Einstein, EXOSAT and ROSAT satellites, and the source is a mem-ber of the RGB catalogue (Laurent-Muehleisen et al. ), a list of intermediate blazars with properties smoothly distributed in a large range between the LBL and HBL subclasses. In the diagnos-tic diagram α ro–αCited by:


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X-ray temporal and spectral studies of blazars with the Ginga satellite Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. X-ray temporal and spectral studies of blazars with the Ginga satellite: final report for NASA grant, NAG [Claudia Megan Urry; United. This work is a summary of the X-ray spectral studies of 29 TeV -ray emitting blazars observed with Swift/XRT especially focusing on sources for which X-ray regime al-lows to study the low and the high energy ends of the particle distributions func-tion.

Variability studies require simultaneous coverage, ideally sampling di erent uxCited by: 9. We present γ-ray, X-ray, ultraviolet, optical, and near-infrared light curves of 33 γ-ray bright blazars over four years that we have been monitoring since August with multiple optical, ground-based telescopes and the Swift satellite, and augmented by data from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope and other publicly available data from Swift.

The main instrument that we use for X-ray observations of blazars during the Fermi era is the X-ray Telescope XRT on board the NASA Swift satellite. We use measurements at keV of gamma-ray blazars provided by the Swift team in support of the Fermi mission.

We also have had a number of monitoring and ToO Swift proposals approved since   The intense X-ray and gamma ray emission we see, and the variability as well, are thought to be the results of our fortuitously staring right down.

RXTE PCA and Whipple 10 m campaigns on Mrk and H+ showed significant X-ray spectral variability, however the TeV γ-ray integral flux remained near the detection limit of the Whipple 10 m.

The broadband –20 keV X-ray spectrum of the 3 TeV blazars was investigated with XMM-Newtonand RXTE PCA observations. Multi-wavelength studies of blazars Paolo Giommi 10 15 20 25 Log −14 −13 −12 −11 νf(ν) (erg cm −2 s −1) Log Frequency ν (Hz) Figure 5: The SED of the blazar PKS−, illustrating the estimation of the upper limits on νIC peakand on νIC peakF(νIC peak) obtained by combining the X-ray data with the 27 monthFermi-LAT upper.

Abstract: We report the first results of timing and spectral studies of \textit{Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR)} observations of six TeV emitting high-frequency peaked blazars: 1ES $-$, 1ES $+$, RGB J$+$, 1ES $-$, 1ES $+$ and H Two out of these six TeV blazars, 1ES $-$ and 1ES $+$, showed strong evidence of Cited by: 4.

dissipation mechanism in blazars. Besides high-energy studies, low-energy observations from radio to optical also illustrate a similar feature. For example, Landau et al. () fitted the SED from radio to optical with a log-parabolic law of a sample of 18 blazars. With the exception of three poorly fitted or steep radio spectral blazars.

The satellite will orbit the Earth at an altitude of km with an inclination of deg. In the blazars Search for “X-ray pre-cursors” to γγγγ-flares, time delays (reveal e+e-content) population studies and to carry out spectral and temporal analyses on a large number of bright objects.

The blazar spectral sequence and GLAST of the BeppoSAX satellite have allowed unprecedented studies of the X-ray emission from blazars. Here. TIME-DEPENDENT ELECTRON ACCELERATION IN BLAZAR TRANSIENTS: X-RAY TIME LAGS AND SPECTRAL FORMATION Tiffany R. Lewis1, Peter A. Becker1, and Justin D. Finke2 1 Department of Physics and Astronomy, George Mason University, Fairfax, VAUSA; [email protected], [email protected] 2 U.S.

Naval Research Laboratory, CodeOverlook Avenue SW. Abstract. More than 50 sources have been detected by EGRET in 4 years of operations (e.g. von Montigny et al. Almost all of them show the violent characteristics typical of blazars, such as superluminal motions, strong radio emission mainly produced in a flat spectrum core and large amplitude variability at all : Gabriele Ghisellini.

Explaining X-ray blazar variability 2. What we can learn from Galactic X-ray Binary Sources and Se yfert Galaxies Over the last decade there have been many observations of the X-ray variability of Seyfert galaxies and GBHs with RXTE and considerable effort has been put into modelling these observa-tions.

The Blazar Sequence and the Cosmic Gamma-Ray Background Radiation Yoshiyuki Inoue1, Tomonori Totani1 and Takuro Narumoto1 1 Department of Astronomy, Kyoto University, Kitashirakawa, Sakyo-ku, KyotoJapan E-mail(YI): [email protected] Abstract We present a new model of the blazar gamma-ray luminosity function (GLF) based on the EGRET.

Abstract. Spectra (–10 keV) of 27 Blazars retrieved from the EXOSAT archives are analyzed. An extended version of the work is in [1, 2]. The sample (Table I) comprises 17 X-ray selected (XBL), 5 radio selected (RBL) BL Lacs, and 5 Highly Polarized Quasars (HPQ).Cited by: 6.

The spectral break between the X-ray and gamma-ray band, observed in 3C and deduced for other blazars, results from inefficient radiative cooling of lower energy electrons.

The X-ray observations at right by the Chandra telescope of the blazar 3C also show a small jet of material emerging, though not the extensive jet seen in Hercules A.

Such observational clues led astronomers to a model explaining blazars: At the very heart, a massive but very compact nucleus containing a super-massive black hole anywhere. Simultaneous Planck, Swift, and Fermi Observations of X-ray and Gamma-ray Selected Blazars [P.

Giommi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Radio and X-ray Observations of Blazars Supermassive black holes (with masses measured in the millions of solar masses or greater) are found in the nuclei of galaxies.

As observed from large distances, some of these nuclei are quiescent but many- known as active galactic nuclei -- are known to erupt on sudden timescales and become detectable.

Ray Experiment Telescope) blazars. The unified sequence of blazar spectral energy distribution is taken into account to make a nontrivial prediction for the EGRB spectrum and more realistic comparison with the data than previous studies. We then try to explain the .X-ray and -ray study of the TeV blazar Markarian Relatore: Silvia Rainó His studies on Active Galaxies revealed that the spectra of the nuclei of six galaxies showed high excitation emission lines (Balmer and forbidden lines) superimposed on a normal star-File Size: 2MB.X-ray Emission in Blazars • The X-ray & TeV emissions in BL Lac objects originate from the highest energy electrons • This implies that BL Lacs are the most variable in the X-ray and TeV bands (t cool ∝ γ-1) and should be primary target for STROBE-X (Abdo+.