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Title: On the implication of the recently discovered 5 millisecond binary pulsar PSR 1855+09
Authors: Bhattacharya, D.
Srinivasan, G.
Issue Date: 5-Apr-1986
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India.
Citation: Current Science, 1986, Vol. 55, p327-330.
Abstract: We argue that the extraordinary fact that all three known millisecond pulsars are very close to the galactic plane implies that there must be ~100 potentially observable millisecond pulsars within ~ 4 kpc from the Sun. Our other main conclusion is that the dipole magnetic fields of old neutron stars probably saturate around 5 x l0^8 gauss.
ISSN: 0011-3891
Copyright: Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India.
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