Crab pulsar(redirected from PSR B0531+21)
Crab pulsarSee Crab nebula.
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Crab pulsar[′krab ′pəl‚sär]
A pulsar found in the center of the Crab Nebula with a period of about 0.033 second and that emits radiation at all wavelengths from the radio to the x-ray region.
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