Pulsar, artwork

Pulsar, artwork

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Caption: Pulsar, computer artwork. A pulsar (upper right), a rapidly rotating neutron star, is the collapsed super-dense core of a massive star that has blown off its outer layers in a supernova. It casts out narrow beams of energy (gamma radiation, coloured rays) as it rotates. The beams are confined by extremely strong magnetic fields (not seen) that emanate from the star.

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Keywords: artwork, astronomical, astronomy, astrophysical, astrophysics, beam, beams, black background, emission, emitting, energy, gamma radiation, gamma ray, illustration, magnetic field, neutron star, pulsar, rays, rotating, space, spinning, star, stellar, theoretical physics

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