Broad Band Observations of Gravitationally Lensed Blazar during a Gamma-Ray Outburst
Department of Astrophysics, University of Łódź, PL-90236 Lodz, Poland
Astrophysics Science Division, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA
Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science and Technology (CRESST), University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Department of Physics, University of Rijeka, Radmile Matejčić 2, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia
Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, E-38200 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
Departamento de Astrofísica, Universidad de La Laguna, E-38206 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa-no-ha 5-1-5, Kashiwa-shi, 277-8582 Chiba, Japan
Max-Planck-Institut für Physik, D-80805 München, Germany
Tuorla Observatory, Astronomy Division, University of Turku, FI-21500 Piikkiö, Finland
Department of Atomic, Molecular and Nuclear Physics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, E-28040 Madrid, Spain
INAF National Institute for Astrophysics, I-00136 Rome, Italy
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Academic Editors: Jose L. Gómez, Alan P. Marscher and Svetlana G. Jorstad
Received: 15 July 2016 / Accepted: 2 September 2016 / Published: 27 September 2016
QSO B0218+357 is a gravitationally lensed blazar located at a cosmological redshift of 0.944. In July 2014 a GeV flare was observed by Fermi
-LAT, triggering follow-up observations with the MAGIC telescopes at energies above 100 GeV. The MAGIC observations at the expected time of arrival of the trailing component resulted in the first detection of QSO B0218+357 in Very-High-Energy (VHE, >100 GeV) gamma rays. We report here the observed multiwavelength emission during the 2014 flare.
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Sitarek, J.; Becerra González, J.; Buson, S.; Dominis Prester, D.; Manganaro, M.; Mazin, D.; Nilsson, K.; Nievas, M.; Stamerra, A.; Tavecchio, F.; Vovk, I. Broad Band Observations of Gravitationally Lensed Blazar during a Gamma-Ray Outburst. Galaxies 2016, 4, 31.
Sitarek J, Becerra González J, Buson S, Dominis Prester D, Manganaro M, Mazin D, Nilsson K, Nievas M, Stamerra A, Tavecchio F, Vovk I. Broad Band Observations of Gravitationally Lensed Blazar during a Gamma-Ray Outburst. Galaxies. 2016; 4(4):31.
Sitarek, Julian; Becerra González, Josefa; Buson, Sara; Dominis Prester, Dijana; Manganaro, Marina; Mazin, Daniel; Nilsson, Kari; Nievas, Mireia; Stamerra, Antonio; Tavecchio, Fabrizio; Vovk, Ievgen. 2016. "Broad Band Observations of Gravitationally Lensed Blazar during a Gamma-Ray Outburst." Galaxies 4, no. 4: 31.
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