soft gamma repeater
(object that produces repeated gamma ray bursts)
A soft gamma repeater (SGR)
is an astronomical object that repeatedly but irregularly
produces gamma-ray bursts, specifically,
soft gamma rays and/or hard X-rays.
They are presumed to be a type of magnetar.
(object type,neutron stars,magnetism)
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|SGR||SGR 0418+5729||general for "SGRs"|| |
Referenced by pages:
high-B radio pulsar (HBRP)