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Press Release 10-140 - Video
Artist's simulation of the newly discovered pulsar, as viewed sideways.

Artist's simulation of the newly discovered pulsar, PSR J2007+2722, as viewed from the side. In the second half of the animation, the rotation (white) and magnetic (yellow) axes and the line of sight (blue dot) are visible. The observed pulse profile is shown below the animation. The radio emission cone shows the beam intensity (yellow ring) explaining the pulse profile.

Credit: Oliver Bock/Albert Einstein Institute

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