Jul 20 – 27, 2011
Alpes Congrès - Alpexpo
Europe/Paris timezone

Observation of the Moon shadow with the ANTARES neutrino telescope

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Dauphine (Alpes Congrès - Alpexpo)


Alpes Congrès - Alpexpo

Poster Astroparticle Physics


Dr Carla Distefano (LNS-INFN)


ANTARES is currently the largest neutrino detector on the Northern Hemisphere. Operating since May 2008 in its full configuration, it aims to detect high-energy cosmic neutrinos. In the absence of an astrophysical standard candle, a possible way to measure the angular resolution and the pointing accuracy for a neutrino telescope is to look at “Moon shadow” in the atmospheric muon flux. The analysis method and the present results of the observation of the Moon shadow with ANTARES will be presented and discussed.

Primary author

Dr Carla Distefano (LNS-INFN)

Presentation materials