Recently discovered pulsars and unidentified EGRET sources

Citation
Df. Torres et al., Recently discovered pulsars and unidentified EGRET sources, ASTROPHYS J, 560(2), 2001, pp. L155-L158
Citations number
43
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Space Sciences
Journal title
ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL
ISSN journal
0004-637X → ACNP
Volume
560
Issue
2
Year of publication
2001
Part
2
Pages
L155 - L158
Database
ISI
SICI code
0004-637X(20011020)560:2<L155:RDPAUE>2.0.ZU;2-W
Abstract
We present a correlative study between all unidentified EGRET sources at lo w Galactic latitudes and the newly discovered pulsars in the released porti on of the Parkes multibeam radio survey. We note 14 positional coincidences : eight of these are "Vela-like" pulsars with relatively small periods, sma ll characteristic ages, and high spin-down luminosities. Three of these coi ncidences have been investigated by D'Amico et al. and Camilo et al. Among the others, we argue that PSR J1015-5719 may plausibly generate part of the high-energy radiation observed from 3EG J1014-5705. Three additional inter esting cases are 3EG J1410-6147, either of PSRs J1412-6145 or J1413-6141 if the pulsars are at the estimated distance of the coincident SNR G312.4-0.4 , and 3EG J1639-4702/ PSR J1637-4642. The remaining positional coincidences between the EGRET sources and the newly discovered pulsars are almost cert ainly spurious.