The 10th Anniversary:
H.E.S.S. Hall of Fame

The 10 top-cited H.E.S.S. publications (in late August 2012, according to ADS) See also highlights in H.E.S.S. history

1. The H.E.S.S. survey of the Inner Galaxy in very high energy gamma rays
(see SOM Dec. 2007)
2. A low level of extragalactic background light as revealed by γ-rays from blazars
(see SOM Dec. 2005)
3. Energy spectrum of cosmic-ray electrons at TeV energies
(see SOM Dec. 2008)
4. Very high energy gamma rays from the direction of Sagittarius A*
(see SOM Dec. 2004)
5. High-energy particle acceleration in the shell of a supernova remnant
(see SOM Jan. 2005)
6. Discovery of very-high-energy γ-rays from the Galactic Centre ridge
(see SOM Mar. 2006)
7. Observations of the Crab nebula with HESS
(see SOM Oct. 2004)
8. Probing the ATIC peak in the cosmic-ray electron spectrum with H.E.S.S.
9. An exceptional very high energy gamma-ray flare of PKS 2155-304
(see SOM Sep. 2007)
10. Discovery of the binary pulsar PSR B1259-63 in very-high-energy gamma rays around periastron with HESS
(see SOM Apr. 2005)

W. Hofmann, August 2012