Pulsars plugin

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This plugin plots the position of various pulsars, with object information about each one. Pulsar data is derived from 'Catalog of Pulsars' ([http://cdsads.u-strasbg.fr/cgi-bin/nph-bib_query?1993ApJS...88..529T&db_key=AST&nosetcookie=1 Taylor+ 1995]).
 
This plugin plots the position of various pulsars, with object information about each one. Pulsar data is derived from 'Catalog of Pulsars' ([http://cdsads.u-strasbg.fr/cgi-bin/nph-bib_query?1993ApJS...88..529T&db_key=AST&nosetcookie=1 Taylor+ 1995]).
  
Example ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PSR_J0437-4715 PSR J0437-4715]):
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Example ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PSR_B0329+54 PSR J0332+5434]):
 
   
 
   
http://astro.uni-altai.ru/~aw/stellarium/psr_j0437-4715.jpg
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http://astro.uni-altai.ru/~aw/stellarium/psr_j0332_5434.jpg
  
 
==Using the Pulsars plugin==
 
==Using the Pulsars plugin==

Revision as of 08:25, 13 February 2012

Description

This plugin plots the position of various pulsars, with object information about each one. Pulsar data is derived from 'Catalog of Pulsars' (Taylor+ 1995).

Example (PSR J0332+5434):

psr_j0332_5434.jpg

Using the Pulsars plugin

  1. Enable the tool by clicking the tool-bar button "Load at startup"
  2. Find the pulsar by their designation (PSR J0437-4715 as example)

How you can help

We are welcome bug reports, feature requests and feedback through the usual channels (trackers, forums and so on).

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