View Full Version : VERY detailed look at a Pulsar's orbit

2004-Oct-22, 01:15 PM
Here's a very interesting paper about a twelve year examination of a pulsar orbited by a white dwarf. The paper is kind of like a detective story as they eliminate sources of error, including some that I'd never even considered.
MASSES, PARALLAX, AND RELATIVISTIC TIMING OF THE PSR J1713+0747 BINARY SYSTEM (http://www.arxiv.org/PS_cache/astro-ph/pdf/0410/0410488.pdf)