Pulsars are rotating neutron stars that are observable as sources of electromagnetic radiation in radio wavebands. The radiation intensity varies with a regular period, believed to correspond to the rotation period of the star. Pulsars also create what is called the lighthouse effect, this is when the light from a pulsar is only seen at a specific position and not all of the time.
- Pulsars are theorized to emit radio waves from their poles.
- Neutron star
- Radio pulsar
- X-ray pulsar
- Millisecond pulsar
- Rotating radio transient
- Pulsar planets
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