PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 358 - 36th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2019) - CRI - Cosmic Ray Indirect
EUSO-SPB1: Flight Data Classification and Air Shower Search Results
A. Díaz Damian*  on behalf of the JEM-EUSO Collaboration
Full text: pdf
Pre-published on: July 22, 2019
Published on: July 02, 2021
The Extreme Universe Space Observatory on a Super Pressure Balloon (EUSO-SPB1) is the second balloon pathfinder of the JEM-EUSO collaboration. It is a nadir pointing UV telescope which aims at observing Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays (UHECR) air showers through their fluorescence emission. It was launched the 24th of April, 2017, from the NASA balloon launch site in Wanaka, New Zealand. During it’s flight, EUSO-SPB1 took data during 12 moonless nights until the termination of the mission. In this paper we present events found in triggered data while searching for air showers. We classify these events into different populations whose characteristics and origins we discuss. We show that the majority of our triggered events are direct Cosmic Ray hits on the detector. No air shower candidate have been found in this analysis.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.358.0240
How to cite

Metadata are provided both in "article" format (very similar to INSPIRE) as this helps creating very compact bibliographies which can be beneficial to authors and readers, and in "proceeding" format which is more detailed and complete.

Open Access
Creative Commons LicenseCopyright owned by the author(s) under the term of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.