Pulsar star

An excerpt from the Planetarium Show "The Hot and Energetic Universe".

A pulsar is a highly magnetised, rotating neutron star or white dwarf, that emits a beam of electromagnetic radiation. This radiation can only be seen when the beam of emission points toward Earth (similar to a lighthouse), and is responsible for the pulsed appearance of emission.

Credit:

Theofanis Matsopoulos

Over de video

Id:pulsar-star-HEU
Publicatiedatum:6 april 2017 12:29
Duur:39 s
Frame rate:30 fps

Over het object

Naam:Neutron star
Type:Unspecified : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Neutron Star : Pulsar
Categorie:Fulldome

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