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  • FERMI LARGE AREA TELESCOPE DETECTION OF GRAVITATIONAL LENS DELAYED γ-RAY FLARES FROM BLAZAR B0218+357 

    Cheung, C. C.; Larsson, S.; Scargle, J. D.; Amin, M. A.; Blandford, R. D.; Bulmash, D.; Chiang, J.; Ciprini, S.; Corbet, R. H. D.; Falco, E. E.; Marshall, P. J.; Wood, D. L.; Ajello, M.; Bastieri, D.; Chekhtman, A.; D'Ammando, F.; Giroletti, M.; Grove, J. E.; Lott, B.; Ojha, R.; Orienti, M.; Perkins, J. S.; Razzano, M.; Smith, A. W.; Thompson, D. J.; Wood, K. S. (IOP, 2014-01-30)
    Using data from the Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT), we report the first clear γ-ray measurement of a delay between flares from the gravitationally lensed images of a blazar. The delay was detected in B0218+357, a known ...
  • Extended X-ray emission in PKS 1718−649 

    Beuchert, T.; Rodríguez-Ardila, A.; Moss, V. A.; Schulz, R.; Kadler, M.; Wilms, J.; Angioni, R.; Callingham, J. R.; Gräfe, C.; Krauß, F.; Kreikenbohm, A.; Langejahn, M.; Leiter, K.; Maccagni, F. M.; Müller, C.; Ojha, R.; Ros, E.; Tingay, S. J. (EDP sciences, 2018-04-30)
    PKS 1718−649 is one of the closest and most comprehensively studied candidates of a young active galactic nucleus (AGN) that is still embedded in its optical host galaxy. The compact radio structure, with a maximal extent ...
  • Enormous disc of cool gas surrounding the nearby powerful radio galaxy NGC 612 (PKS 0131−36) 

    Emonts, B. H. C.; Morganti, R.; Oosterloo, T. A.; Holt, J.; Tadhunter, C. N.; Van Der Hulst, J. M.; Ojha, R.; Sadler, E. M. (Oxford University Press, 2008-05-09)
    We present the detection of an enormous disc of cool neutral hydrogen (H I) gas surrounding the S0 galaxy NGC 612, which hosts one of the nearest powerful radio sources (PKS 0131−36). Using the Australia Telescope Compact ...
  • Exceptional NIR flare in gamma-ray loud FSRQ PKS B1424-418 

    Nesci, R.; Ojha, R.; Kadler, M. (2015-01-26)
    The gamma-ray loud flat spectrum radio quasar PKS 1424-418 has been steadily increasing its luminosity since August 2017 and is now (2018-01-21) at its historic recorded maximum of J=13.73 +/- 0.05. These observations were ...
  • Energetic Particles of Cosmic Accelerators II: Active Galactic Nuclei and Gamma-ray Bursts 

    Venters, Tonia M.; Guiriec, Sylvain; Lien, Amy Y.; Ojha, Roopesh
    The high-energy universe has revealed that energetic particles are ubiquitous in the cosmos and play a vital role in the cultivation of cosmic environments on all scales. Our pursuit of more than a century to uncover the ...
  • Energetic Particles of Cosmic Accelerators I: Galactic Accelerators 

    Venters, Tonia M.; Hamaguchi, Kenji; Ojha, Roopesh
    The high-energy universe has revealed that energetic particles are ubiquitous in the cosmos and play a vital role in the cultivation of cosmic environments on all scales. Our pursuit of more than a century to uncover the ...
  • Dual-frequency VLBI study of Centaurus A on sub-parsec scales. The highest-resolution view of an extragalactic jet 

    Müller, C.; Kadler, M.; Ojha, R.; Wilms, J.; Böck, M.; Edwards, P. G.; Fromm, C. M.; Hase, H.; Horiuchi, S.; Katz, U.; Lovell, J. E. J.; Plötz, C.; Pursimo, T.; Richers, S.; Ros, E.; Rothschild, R. E.; Taylor, G. B.; Tingay, S. J.; Zensus, J. A. (EDP sciences, 2011-05-20)
    Context. Centaurus A is the closest active galactic nucleus. High resolution imaging using Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) enables us to study the spectral and kinematic behavior of the radio jet–counterjet system ...
  • DUAL-FREQUENCY OBSERVATIONS OF 140 COMPACT, FLAT-SPECTRUM ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI FOR SCINTILLATION-INDUCED VARIABILITY 

    Koay, J. Y.; Macquart, J.-P.; Rickett, B. J.; Bignall, H. E.; Lovell, J. E. J.; Reynolds, C.; Jauncey, D. L.; Pursimo, T.; Kedziora-Chudczer, L.; Ojha, R. (IOP, 2011-08-30)
    The 4.9 GHz Micro-Arcsecond Scintillation-Induced Variability (MASIV) Survey detected a drop in interstellar scintillation (ISS) for sources at redshifts z gsim 2, indicating an apparent increase in angular diameter or a ...
  • Detection of the blazar S4 0954+65 at very-high-energy with the MAGIC telescopes during an exceptionally high optical state 

    González, J. Becerra; Ojha, R. (EDP sciences, 2018-09-13)
    Aims. The very high energy (VHE ≳100 GeV) γ-ray MAGIC observations of the blazar S4 0954+65, were triggered by an exceptionally high flux state of emission in the optical. This blazar has a disputed redshift of z = 0.368 ...
  • Detection of a Gamma-Ray Flare from the High-redshift Blazar DA 193 

    Paliya, Vaidehi S.; Ajello, M.; Ojha, R.; Angioni, R.; Cheung, C. C.; Tanada, K.; Pursimo, T.; Galindo, P.; Losada, I. R.; Siltala, L.; Djupvik, A. A.; Marcotulli, L.; Hartmann, D. (IOP, 2019-02-01)
    High-redshift (z > 2) blazars are the most powerful members of the blazar family. Yet, only a handful of them have both X-ray and γ-ray detection, thereby making it difficult to characterize the energetics of the most ...
  • Consequences of a possible jet-star interaction in the inner central parsec of Centaurus A 

    Müller, C.; Kadler, M.; Mannheim, K.; Perucho, M.; Ojha, R.; Ros, E.; Schulza, R.; Wilms, J.
    The jet-counterjet system of the closest radio-loud active galaxy Centaurus A (Cen A) can be studied with Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) on unprecedented small linear scales of ∼ 0.018 pc. These high-resolution ...
  • Compton-Pair Production Space Telescope (ComPair) for MeV Gamma-ray Astronomy 

    Moiseev, A.A.; Ajello, M.; Buckley, J.H.; Caputo, R.; Ferrara, E.C.; Hartmann, D.H.; Hays, E.; McEnery, J.E.; Mitchell, J.W.; Ojha, R.; Perkins, J.S.; Racusin, J.L.; Smith, A.W.; Thompson, D.J. (2015-09-18)
    The gamma-ray energy range from a few hundred keV to a few hundred MeV has remained largely unexplored, mainly due to the challenging nature of the measurements, since the pi- oneering, but limited, observations by COMPTEL ...
  • Characterization of long baseline calibrators at 2.3 GHz 

    Hungwe, F.; Ojha, R.; Booth, R. S.; Bietenholz, M. F.; Collioud, A.; Charlot, P.; Boboltz, D.; Fey, A. L. (Oxford University Press, 2011-12-08)
    We present a detailed multi-epoch analysis of 31 potential Southern hemisphere radio calibrators that were originally observed as part of a programme to maintain the International Celestial Reference Frame. At radio ...
  • ATCA monitoring of gamma-ray loud AGN 

    Stevens, J.; Edwards, P. G.; Ojha, R.; Kadler, M.; Hungwe, F.; Dutka, M.; Tingay, S.; Macquart, J. P.; Moin, A.; Lovell, J.; Blanchard, J. (2012-11-12)
    As a critical part of the Tracking Active Galactic Nuclei with Austral Milliarcsecond Interferometry (TANAMI) program, in November 2007 the Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA) started monitoring the radio spectra of ...
  • Astrometry of 25 Southern Hemisphere Radio Sources from a VLBI Short-Baseline Survey 

    Fey, Alan L.; Ojha, Roopesh; Reynolds, John E.; Ellingsen, Simon P.; McCulloch, Peter M.; Jauncey, David L.; Johnston, Kenneth J. (IOP, 2004-11)
    Milliarcsecond-accurate radio positions for 25 southern hemisphere extragalactic sources are reported. These positions are derived from Mark III Very Long Baseline Interferometry observations made between 2003 September ...
  • AST/RO Observations of Atomic Carbon near the Galactic Center 

    Ojha, Roopesh; Stark, Antony A.; Hsieh, Henry H.; Lane, Adair P.; Chamberlin, Richard A.; Bania, Thomas M.; Bolatto, Alberto D.; Jackson, James M.; Wright, Gregory A. (IOP, 2001-02-10)
    We present a coarsely sampled map of the region |l| ≤ 2°, |b| ≤ 0°1 in the 492 GHz (³P₁ → ³P₀) fine-structure transition of neutral carbon, observed with the Antarctic Submillimeter Telescope and Remote Observatory (AST/RO). ...
  • Angular Broadening of Intraday Variable AGNs. II. Interstellar and Intergalactic Scattering 

    Lazio, T. Joseph W.; Ojha, Roopesh; Fey, Alan L.; Kedziora-Chudczer, Lucyna; Cordes, James M.; Jauncey, David L.; Lovell, James E. J. (IOP, 2008-01-01)
    We analyze a sample of 58 multiwavelength, Very Long Baseline Array observations of active galactic nuclei (AGNs) to determine their scattering properties. Approximately 75% of the sample consists of AGNs that ...
  • ANTARES constrains a blazar origin of two IceCube PeV neutrino events 

    Ojha, R. (EDP sciences, 2015-03-30)
    The source(s) of the neutrino excess reported by the IceCube Collaboration is unknown. The TANAMI Collaboration recently reported on the multiwavelength emission of six bright, variable blazars which are positionally ...
  • All-sky Medium Energy Gamma-ray Observatory: Exploring the Extreme Multimessenger Universe 

    McEnery, Julie E.; Ojha, R.; Georganopoulos, Markos; Meyer, Eileen (2019-07-10)
    The All-sky Medium Energy Gamma-ray Observatory (AMEGO) is a probe class mission concept that will provide essential contributions to multimessenger astrophysics in the late 2020s and beyond. AMEGO combines high sensitivity ...
  • Accurate Astrometry of 22 Southern Hemisphere Radio Sources 

    Fey, Alan L.; Ojha, Roopesh; Jauncey, David L.; Johnston, Kenneth J.; Reynolds, John E.; Lovell, James E. J.; Tzioumis, Anastasios K.; Quick, Jonathan F. H.; Nicolson, George D.; Ellingsen, Simon P.; McCulloch, Peter M.; Koyama, Yasuhiro (IOP, 2003-12-03)
    Milliarcsecond-accurate radio positions for 22 southern hemisphere extragalactic sources are reported. These positions are derived from Mark III very long baseline interferometry observations made between 2003 February and ...

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