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Pulse Profile of Crab Pulsar in Visible Light

This video shows the pulse profile of the Crab pulsar in the visible light. The light curve was obtained using AstraLux camera based on an Andor EMCCD at the Calar Alto 2.2m telescope.

The pulsar at maximum brightness was acquired using an Andor EMCCD along with a custom GPS timing system. This entry was submitted by Mr Felix Hormuth, Max-Planck-Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg, Germany during Andor Insight Awards.

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A lighthouse in space: the time resolved lightcurve of the Crab pulsar.

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