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Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University

Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science
Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland

ul. Orla 171
30-244 Kraków
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12 6238 620

12 6238 629

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12 425 1318

The discovery of high-energy gamma rays from the jet of the active galaxy Centaurus A

On June 17, journal Nature published the paper of researchers from the international H.E.S.S. Observatory, presenting the discovery of high-energy gamma emission from the relativistic beam, or "jet", of the nearby active galaxy Centaurus A (Cen A). This important astronomical discovery was made with participation of Polish scientists, including the team from the Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University.

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