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Pulsars are rotating neutron stars that are observable as sources of electromagnetic radiation in radio wavebands. The radiation intensity varies with a regular period, believed to correspond to the rotation period of the star. Pulsars also create what is called the lighthouse effect, this is when the light from a pulsar is only seen at a specific position and not all of the time.

Trivia

  • Pulsars are theorized to emit radio waves from their poles.

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