Neutron Star - Examples of Neutron Stars

Examples of Neutron Stars

  • PSR J0108-1431 – closest neutron star
  • LGM-1 – the first recognized radio-pulsar
  • PSR B1257+12 – the first neutron star discovered with planets (a millisecond pulsar)
  • SWIFT J1756.9-2508 – a millisecond pulsar with a stellar-type companion with planetary range mass (below brown dwarf)
  • PSR B1509-58 source of the "Hand of God" photo shot by the Chandra X-ray Observatory.

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