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Handbook of Pulsar Astronomy

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ISBN-10: 0521828236

ISBN-13: 9780521828239

Edition: 2005

Authors: D. R. Lorimer, Michael Kramer, Richard Ellis, John Huchra, Steven Kahn

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Much of what is known about the nature of pulsars has been derived from single-dish radio observations. This comprehensive text presents key observational techniques, background information and a review of the latest results, including the recent discovery of a double pulsar system.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/9/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Richard Ellis is one of America's most celebrated marine artists & writers. The author of ten books, including "The Search for the Giant Squid" & "Men & Whales". Ellis makes his home in New York City.

Basic pulsar properties
Pulsars as physical tools
Theoretical background
Instrumentation for pulsar observations
Observing known pulsars
Finding new pulsars
Pulsar timing
Beyond single radio dishes