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The Components of the Galactic γ-Ray Emission

  • M. Salvati (a1), E. Massaro (a2) and N. Panagia (a3)

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The galactic luminosity for 0.1 < Eγ < 2 GeV can be evaluated directly from observational data and the commonly accepted value is 5 1038 erg s−1. Various contributions to the γ-ray emission can be recognized, namely i) strong sources, ii) pulsars, and iii) diffuse processes. Their relative importance is discussed in the following.

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