Suzaku and Fermi observations of the supernova remnant G1.9+0.3

Ergin, Tülün
We present results from the observation of the supernova remnant (SNR) G1.9 + 0.3, which is the youngest known SNR in the Milky Way, with the X-ray imaging spectrometer (XIS) on board Suzaku. We investigate the nature of the X-ray emission and compare our results with the previous X-ray studies. Additionally, we present the analysis results of the GeV gamma-ray data taken for about 6 years by the Large Area Telescope on board Fermi and discuss these results in the framework of existing gamma-ray emission scenarios. (C) 2015 COSPAR. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.


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Citation Formats
F. GÖK and T. Ergin, “Suzaku and Fermi observations of the supernova remnant G1.9+0.3,” ADVANCES IN SPACE RESEARCH, pp. 1793–1796, 2015, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: