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Neutron Star

When a star between 1.4 and 2.8 solar masses dies, it becomes a neutron star neutron where the core is compressed past that of a white dwarf star into a super dense core of neutrons held up only by degeneracy pressure, preventing it to collapse further to become a black hole. ~ Wikipedia – Neutron Star



Short for pulsating radio star, pulsars are fast rotating neutron stars that emits a beam of electromagnetic radiation. ~ Wikipedia – Pulsar


The Heart of the Crab

This Hubble image peers deep into the core of the Crab Nebula, revealing its beating heart. At its center are the remnants of a supernova which sends out clock-like pulses of radiation and waves of charged particles.  54 और  शब्द


Beating heart of the Crab Nebula

Alan Duffy, Swinburne University of Technology

In 1054 a new star appeared in the night sky and was noted by Chinese astronomers before fading away again after several years. 397 और  शब्द


Hubble image of the Pulsar in the Crab Nebula

Peering deep into the core of the Crab Nebula, this close-up image reveals the beating heart of one of the most historic and intensively studied remnants of a supernova, an exploding star. 312 और  शब्द