PSR B0329+54

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PSR B0329+54
Observation data
Epoch       Equinox
Constellation Camelopardalis
Right ascension 03h 32m 59.368s
Declination +54° 34′ 43.57″
Distance 2,643 ly
(809.79 pc)
Spectral type Pulsar
Other designations
Database references
SIMBAD data

PSR B0329+54 is a pulsar approximately 2,643 light-years away in the constellation of Camelopardalis. It completes one rotation every 0.71452 seconds and is approximately 5.5 million years old.

Possible planetary system[edit]

In 1979, two extrasolar planets were announced to be orbiting the pulsar (being classified as pulsar planets). Later observations however ruled out this idea.[1][2][3]

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