B1259-63 Binary Animation

  • Released Tuesday, June 28th, 2011
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:53PM
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Animation of the B1259-63 binary system with a pulsar that emits gamma rays as it passes through the gas disk around a blue giant.

For a short narrated video and stills about this system, go here.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. However, each image should be credited as indicated above.


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This visualization originally appeared on the following tapes:
  • Odd Couple Binary (ID: 2011075)
    Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 4:00AM
    Produced by - Robert Crippen

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