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Confirmation by AGILE of increased gamma-ray emission from the FSRQ PKS 2032+107

ATel #7457; C. Pittori, F. Lucarelli and F. Verrecchia (ASDC and INAF/OAR), M. Tavani (INAF/IAPS, and Univ. Roma Tor Vergata), A. Bulgarelli, V. Fioretti (INAF/IASF-Bo), G. Piano (INAF/IAPS), E. Striani (CIFS and INAF/IAPS), S. Vercellone (INAF/IASF-Pa), I. Donnarumma (INAF/IAPS), M. Cardillo (INAF/OA-Arcetri and INAF/IAPS), F. Gianotti, M. Trifoglio (INAF/IASF-Bo), A. Giuliani, S. Mereghetti, P. Caraveo, F. Perotti (INAF/IASF-Mi), A. Chen (Wits University), A. Argan, E. Costa, E. Del Monte, Y. Evangelista, M. Feroci, F. Lazzarotto, I. Lapshov, L. Pacciani, P. Soffitta, S. Sabatini, V. Vittorini (INAF/IAPS), G. Pucella, M. Rapisarda (ENEA-Frascati), G. Di Cocco, F. Fuschino, M. Galli, C. Labanti, M. Marisaldi (INAF/IASF-Bo), A. Pellizzoni, A. Trois (INAF/OA-Cagliari), M. Pilia (ASTRON, the Netherlands), G. Barbiellini, E. Vallazza (INFN Trieste), F. Longo (Univ. Trieste and INFN Trieste), A. Morselli, P. Picozza (INFN and Univ. Roma Tor Vergata), M. Prest (Univ. dell'Insubria), P. Lipari, D. Zanello (INFN and Univ. Roma Sapienza), P. W. Cattaneo, A. Rappoldi (INFN Pavia), S. Colafrancesco (INAF/OAR and Wits University), N. Parmiggiani (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia), A. Ferrari (Univ. Torino and CIFS), P. Giommi (ASDC), L. Salotti, G. Valentini, and F. D'Amico (ASI)
on 29 Apr 2015; 17:19 UT
Credential Certification: Fabrizio Lucarelli (fabrizio.lucarelli@asdc.asi.it)

Subjects: Gamma Ray, >GeV, Blazar, Transient

Referred to by ATel #: 7588, 7589

AGILE confirms the detection of enhanced gamma-ray activity from the FSRQ PKS 2032+107 (redshift z=0.601), as reported by the Fermi-LAT in ATel #7453.

Integrating from 2015-04-25 07:00 UT to 2015-04-28 01:00 UT, a maximum likelihood analysis yields a detection at a significance level of about 5 sigma and a flux F(E>100 MeV)=(2.0 +/- 0.7) x 10^-6 ph cm^-2 s^-1.

This measurement was obtained with AGILE observing a large portion of the sky in spinning mode. Multifrequency observations of the blazar source are strongly encouraged.