22-24 May 2013
Physics Department, University "La Sapienza", Roma, Italy
Europe/Rome timezone

MAGIC latest results

22 May 2013, 12:35
25m
Aula Edoardo Amaldi (first floor) (Physics Department, University "La Sapienza", Roma, Italy)

Aula Edoardo Amaldi (first floor)

Physics Department, University "La Sapienza", Roma, Italy

Speaker

Oscar Blanch Bigas (IFAE)

Description

The MAGIC telescopes for gamma-ray astronomy in the very-high energy range are located on the Canary island of La Palma. They are two imaging atmospheric Cherenkov telescopes with 17m diameter composite mirror dishes and ultra-fast electronics. Reaching an energy threshold as low as 50 GeV for observations at low zenith angles, they can close the energy gap between satellite-bourne and ground-based observations. A major upgrade program to improve and to unify the stereoscopic system finished in fall 2012. This talk will provide a review of the most important results recently obtained by the MAGIC collaboration with the upgraded system.

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