First Optical Identification of an Extragalactic Pulsar

Observations of the first optical identification of an extragalactic pulsar.

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About the Image

Id:eso9306a
Type:Observation
Release date:3 June 1993, 12:00
Related releases:eso9306
Size:6840 x 3912 px

About the Object

Name:PSR 0540-693
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Neutron Star : Pulsar
• X - Stars
Distance:170000 light years

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