Pulsars at Parkes

@article{Manchester1996PulsarsAP,
  title={Pulsars at Parkes},
  author={Richard N. Manchester},
  journal={Astrophysics and space science library},
  year={1996},
  volume={254},
  pages={61-70}
}
  • R. Manchester
  • Published 1 December 1996
  • Physics
  • Astrophysics and space science library
The 64-m Parkes radio telescope of the Australia Telescope National Facility has a long history of observing and finding pulsars. These observations include precision timing, polarization studies and using pulsars to investigate the interstellar medium. Many surveys for pulsars have been undertaken with the Parkes telescope, and with the very successful Multibeam surveys now under way, it has found more pulsars than all other telescopes combined. In this review, I will highlight some recent… 
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