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 5216 ly
(1660 pc)
Details
Rotation 5.09 s
Database references
SIMBAD data

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). "A radio pulsar with an 8.5-second period that challenges emission models". Nature. 400 (6747): 848. Bibcode:1999Natur.400..848Y. doi:10.1038/23650. 

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