[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Dr. Holger J. Pletsch
holger.pletsch@aei.mpg.de
49-511-762-17171
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Pulsar Scutum Constellation

Caption: The gamma-ray pulsar J1838-0537 found at the Albert Einstein Institute in Hanover is located towards the Scutum constellation, which is above the southern horizon in the summer sky. This detailed map shows the position of the pulsar (yellow), which is invisible to terrestrial telescopes, in a simulated view of the sky.

Credit: stellarium/AEI/Knispel

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: A pulsar with a tremendous hiccup


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]