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A Black Widow Pulsar Has Been Detected in NGC 6712

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#1 Dave Mitsky

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Posted 21 September 2021 - 11:32 PM

Using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), astronomers have discovered a new pulsar in the globular cluster NGC 6712. The newly found object is a so-called "black widow," and the first radio pulsar identified so far in this cluster.

 

https://phys.org/new...ar-cluster.html


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