PSR J1951+1123

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PSR J1951+1123

Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Aquila
Right ascension 19h 51m 08.25s
Declination +11° 23' 25.2"'
Characteristics
Spectral type Pulsar
Astrometry
Distance 5.216 kLy
1.66 kpc
Details
Rotation 5.09 s
Other designations
Database references
SIMBAD data
Data sources:
Hipparcos Catalogue,
CCDM (2002),
Bright Star Catalogue (5th rev. ed.)


PSR J1951+1123 is a pulsar. This pulsar is notable due to its exceptionally long period, one of the longest known, with a period of 5.09 seconds.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Young, M. D.; Manchester, R. N.; Johnston, S. (1999). Nature 400 (6747): 848. doi:10.1038/23650.  edit