The Double Pulsar System J0737-3039: Modulation of A by B at Eclipse

  title={The Double Pulsar System J0737-3039: Modulation of A by B at Eclipse},
  author={Maura Mclaughlin and Andrew G. Lyne and Duncan R. Lorimer and Andrea Possenti and Richard N. Manchester and Fernando Camilo and Ingrid H. Stairs and Michael Kramer and Marta Burgay and Nicolo' D'Amico and Paulo C. C. Freire and B. C. Bhat},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We have investigated the eclipse of the 23 ms pulsar, PSR J0737-3039A, by its 2.8 s companion PSR J0737-3039B in the recently discovered double pulsar system using data taken with the Green Bank Telescope at 820 MHz. We find that the pulsed flux density at eclipse is strongly modulated with the periodicity of the 2.8 s pulsar. The eclipse occurs earlier and is deeper at those rotational phases of B when its magnetic axis is aligned with the line of sight than at phases when its magnetic axis is… 

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