Double Pulsar: A magnetopause in the double-pulsar binary system

@article{GrahamSmith2005DoublePA,
  title={Double Pulsar: A magnetopause in the double-pulsar binary system},
  author={Francis Graham-Smith and Maura Mclaughlin},
  journal={Astronomy \& Geophysics},
  year={2005}
}
One of the holy grails of pulsar astronomy was realized last year with the discovery of a double neutron-star binary system in which both stars are visible as radio pulsars. The stars in this highly relativistic system are in a 2.4-hour, mildly eccentric orbit and are separated by only 2.9 light seconds. The wind from one distorts the magnetosphere of the other, forming a comet-like shape similar to the terrestrial magnetosheath. In this article we describe the radio observations of this system… 

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