B1259-63 Binary Animation
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.
Main view from a mainly stationary perspective
Second view from perpective following the pulsar in its orbit.
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. However, each image should be credited as indicated above.
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TapesThis visualization originally appeared on the following tapes:
Odd Couple Binary
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 4:00AM
Produced by - Robert Crippen
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