Glitch in Vela pulsar detected at Molonglo

12 Jan 2015 : While doing regular timing of Vela during the UTMOST commissioning, PhD student Fabian Jankowski has detected a glitch in the pulsar’s slow down rate.

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Glitch in the pulsar Vela is shown as a model fit (red line) against the timing measurements at Molonglo (blue dots). Credit: Fabian Jankowski.
  • Our ATEL telegram of the glitch is here.

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