27-31 August 2018
LVH, Luisenstraße 58, 10117 Berlin
Europe/Berlin timezone
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Contribution Talk

-2- B. von Langenbeck

Gamma-ray bright young radio galaxy PMN J1603−4904

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  • Dr. Felicia KRAUSS

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PMN J1603−4904 is only the second confirmed young radio galaxy (compact symmetric object) that has been detected with Fermi-LAT. These objects, which may transition into larger radio galaxies, are a stepping stone to understanding AGN and jet evolution. It is not clear how they can produce high-energy γ rays. We present multiwavelength observations, including a spectral energy distribution (SED) and a variability analysis. We obtained a Chandra observation to investigate source confusion, as this source is at a low Galactic latitude. Due to its hard LAT photon index, this source might be a TeV emitter and a potential target for the Cherenkov Telescope Array.