The meaning of the UHECR Hot Spots
A light nuclei nearby astronomy
1 Physics Depart., Rome University 1, Sapienza, Ple. A. Moro 2, 00185 Rome, Italy
2 INFN, Ple. A. Moro 2, 00185 Rome, Italy
3 Engin. Depart., Niccolò Cusano University, via Don Carlo Gnocchi 3, 00166 Rome, Italy
4 GUBKIN Uni. of Oil and Gas, Leninsky prospekt 65, Moscow, Russia
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Published online: 4 August 2015
In this paper we review all the up-to-date Ultra High Energy Cosmic Ray (UHECR) events reported by AUGER, the Telescope Array (TA) and AGASA in common coordinate maps. We also confirm our earliest (2008–2013) model, where UHECRs mostly comprise light nuclei (namely He, Be, B), which explains the Virgo absence and confirms M82 as the main source for the Northern TA Hot Spot. Many more sources, such as NGC253 and several galactic sources, are possible candidates for most of the 376 UHECR events. Several correlated maps, already considered in recent years, are reported to show all the events, with their statistical correlation values.
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