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A radio-bright pulsar in a binary system

A radio-bright pulsar in a binary system


Date: 25 September 2013
Satellite: INTEGRAL and XMM-Newton
Depicts: Artist's impression of a radio-bright pulsar in a binary system
Copyright: ESA

This illustration shows an artist's impression of a radio-bright pulsar in a binary system with a low-mass star as a companion. The pulsar's emission is supported by its rotation and results in two narrow beams of radio waves, which are shown in purple.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
23-Sep-2021 15:17 UT

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