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Title: Detecting new γ-ray sources based on multi-frequency data the case of 1WHSPJ031423.9+061956

We use the Fermi Science Tools in an attempt to unveil faint γ-ray blazars that may be above the threshold for detectability with Fermi-LAT and are not identified by automated methods. Our search for new sources in the 100MeV-300GeV band is mainly driven by the 1/2WHSP catalogs, which list high synchrotron peaked blazars expected to be emitters of VHE photons. Here we present the γ-ray detection of 1WHSP J031423.9+061956, modelling its high energy spectrum as a power law. We describe an example where multi-frequency selection, performed at much lower energies (from radio to X-ray), helps to pin-point a high energy source. The 1/2WHSP catalogs are built with the aim of providing a list of TeV targets for the VHE arrays of Cherenkov telescopes. Moreover, these catalogs provide useful seeds for identifying new high energy sources within the raw-data from Fermi. With the aid of multi-frequency data, we can explore the very high energy domain in greater details, improving the description of the γ-ray sky.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [1] ;  [2] ;  [2]
  1. ASI Science Data Center, ASDC, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana, via del Politecnico snc, 00133 Roma (Italy)
  2. (Italy)
  3. (Brazil)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22494328
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1693; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 2. ICRANet Cesar Lattes meeting on supernovae, neutron stars and black holes, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 13-22 Apr 2015; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; CHERENKOV COUNTERS; ENERGY SOURCES; ENERGY SPECTRA; FREQUENCY SELECTION; GAMMA DETECTION; GAMMA RADIATION; PHOTONS; SIMULATION; SYNCHROTRONS; TELESCOPE COUNTERS; TELESCOPES; TEV RANGE; X RADIATION