Universe  ID: 10520

New Millisecond Radio Pulsars Found in Fermi LAT Unidentified Sources

Radio searches netted 17 new millisecond pulsars by examining the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope's list of unidentified sources. Colored circles indicate the positions of the new pulsars on the Fermi one-year all-sky map.

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http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GLAST/news/galactic-gps.html


Credits

Francis Reddy (SPSYS): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (UMBC): Producer
Paul Ray (NRL): Scientist
Scott Ransom (NRAO): Scientist
Francis Reddy (SPSYS): Writer
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NASA/DOE/Fermi LAT Collaboration

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Missions:
Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope
GLAST

Data Used:
Fermi/LAT
Fermi
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Keywords:
SVS >> Neutron Star
DLESE >> Space science
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Spectral/Engineering >> Gamma Ray
SVS >> Astrophysics
SVS >> Universe
SVS >> Pulsar
SVS >> GLAST
SVS >> Gamma Ray Observatory
SVS >> Fermi
NASA Science >> Universe

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0