The Galactic neutron star population – I. An extragalactic view of the Milky Way and the implications for fast radio bursts

@article{Chrimes2021TheGN,
  title={The Galactic neutron star population – I. An extragalactic view of the Milky Way and the implications for fast radio bursts},
  author={A. A. Chrimes and Andrew J. Levan and Paul J. Groot and Joseph D. Lyman and Gijs Nelemans},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2021}
}
A key tool astronomers have to investigate the nature of extragalactic transients is their position on their host galaxies. Galactocentric offsets, enclosed fluxes, and the fraction of light statistic are widely used at different wavelengths to help infer the nature of transient progenitors. Motivated by the proposed link between magnetars and fast radio bursts (FRBs), we create a face-on image of the Milky Way using best estimates of its size, structure, and colour. We place Galactic… 
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