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A Detailed Study of the Interstellar Protons toward the TeV gamma-Ray SNR RX J0852.0-4622 (G266.2-1.2, Vela Jr.): The Third Case of the gamma-Ray and ISM Spatial Correspondence

Fukui, Y.; Sano, H.; Sato, J.; Okamoto, R.; Fukuda, T; Yoshiike, Satoshi; Hayashi, K; Torii, K; Hayakawa, T.; McClure-Griffiths, Naomi; Rowell, Gavin

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We present a new analysis of the interstellar protons toward the TeV γ-ray SNR RX J0852.0−4622 (G266.2−1.2, Vela Jr.). We used the NANTEN2 12CO(J = 1–0) and Australia Telescope Compact Array and Parkes H i data sets in order to derive the molecular and atomic gas associated with the TeV γ-ray shell of the SNR. We find that atomic gas over a velocity range from V LSR = −4 to 50 km s−1 or 60 km s−1 is associated with the entire SNR, while molecular gas is associated with a limited portion of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186128
Source: The Astrophysical Journal
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aa9219
Access Rights: Open Access

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