Multi-Wavelength View of Supernova Remnants

Authors

  • Manami Sasaki Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Eberhard Karls University Tubingen, Sand 1, D-72076 Tübingen, Germany

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14311/APP.2014.01.0194

Abstract

This contribution gives a very short overview on the emission of supernova remnants and the processes that are responsible for both the thermal and non-thermal origins of the emission, typically observed in radio, X-rays, and up to gamma-rays. We discuss in particular the case of the Galactic SNR CTB 109. As detailed X-ray studies combined with observations in radio have shown, CTB 109 is interacting with a giant molecular cloud complex. The interaction of the SNR shock with dense interstellar clouds is responsible for both the unusual semi-circular morphology of the SNR and the bright X-ray feature inside the SNR, and, as has been shown recently, seems also to play a major role in the production of gamma-rays.

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Published

2014-12-04

How to Cite

Multi-Wavelength View of Supernova Remnants. (2014). Acta Polytechnica CTU Proceedings, 1(1), 194-199. https://doi.org/10.14311/APP.2014.01.0194