Timing Measurements of the Relativistic Binary Pulsar PSR B1913+16

  title={Timing Measurements of the Relativistic Binary Pulsar PSR B1913+16},
  author={Joel M. Weisberg and David J. Nice and Joseph H. Taylor},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We present results of more than three decades of timing measurements of the first known binary pulsar, PSR B1913+16. Like most other pulsars, its rotational behavior over such long timescales is significantly affected by small-scale irregularities not explicitly accounted for in a deterministic model. Nevertheless, the physically important astrometric, spin, and orbital parameters are well determined and well decoupled from the timing noise. We have determined a significant result for proper… Expand

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