Observations of a Series of Six Recent Glitches in the Crab Pulsar

  title={Observations of a Series of Six Recent Glitches in the Crab Pulsar},
  author={Tony Wong and Donald Charles Backer and Astronomy Dpt. UC - Berkeley and Jodrell Bank Observatory},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
From 1995 to 1999, daily monitoring of the radio emission from the Crab pulsar at the Green Bank and Jodrell Bank observatories revealed a series of six sudden rotational spinups or glitches, doubling the number of glitches observed for this pulsar since 1969. With these observations, the range of time intervals between significant Crab glitches has widened considerably, indicating that the occurrence of Crab glitches may be more random than previously thought. The new glitch amplitudes… Expand
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