Strong Evidence that the Galactic Bulge is Shining in Gamma Rays

20 Sep 2019 Macias Oscar Horiuchi Shunsaku Kaplinghat Manoj Gordon Chris Crocker Roland M. Nataf David M.

There is growing evidence that the Galactic Center Excess identified in the $\textit{Fermi}$-LAT gamma-ray data arises from a population of faint astrophysical sources. We provide compelling supporting evidence by showing that the morphology of the excess traces the stellar over-density of the Galactic bulge... (read more)

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  • HIGH ENERGY ASTROPHYSICAL PHENOMENA
  • COSMOLOGY AND NONGALACTIC ASTROPHYSICS
  • ASTROPHYSICS OF GALAXIES
  • HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS - PHENOMENOLOGY