anomalous X-ray pulsar
(X-ray pulsars with slow rotation and strong magnetic field)
An anomalous X-ray pulsar (AXP) is an X-ray pulsar
with a slow rotation rate and a strong magnetic field.
The term was coined for a few observed X-ray pulsars
for which the large energy source was unclear.
(star type,neutron stars,magnetism,rotation)
|Prefix||Example|| || |
|AXP||AXP 1E 1048-59|| || |
Referenced by page:
high-B radio pulsar (HBRP)