Wednesday, September 30, 2009


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APOD: 2001 June 2 - The Pulsar Powered Crab
Great Photo! The core of the star collapsed to form a rotating neutron star or pulsar, one of the most exotic objects known to modern astronomers.

An Introduction to Pulsars
Don't miss the great links at the bottom of the page!

NASA's HEASARC Education and Public Information
Images, Spectra, Light Curves and Further Pulsar Resources and References

NASA's Imagine the Universe
Pulsar info

Pulsar Tutorial
Pulsars (PULSating stARS): A tutorial in stellar astronomy

Info, Links, Descriptions, etc.

Supernovae, Neutron Stars & Pulsars
Here is a NASA supernova animation of a supernova explosion and formation of a pulsar.

The ATNF pulsar catalogue
Provides information on all the known radio pulsars.

The Sounds of Pulsars
These sounds are from the brightest pulsars in the sky, recorded using some of the largest radiotelescopes in the world. To hear the sound of a pulsar, click on its arrow icon.
The box on the bottom right will enlarge the screen and the arrow on the bottom right will show more related videos.