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On the timing history of PSR B1509 – 58

Blandford, R. D. (1994) On the timing history of PSR B1509 – 58. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 267 (1). L7-L8. ISSN 0035-8711.

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The measurement of the third frequency derivative of PSR B1509–58 reported by Kaspi et al. is consistent with a constant magnetic moment. If a more accurate, stable measurement can be made, it should be possible to test directly models in which the magnetic moment varies.

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Additional Information:© 1994 Royal Astronomical Society. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System. Accepted 1994 January 3. Received 1993 December 13. I thank Curtis Michel for bringing this observation to my attention and Vicky Kaspi and Steve Thorsett for constructive comments on the manuscript. Support under NSF contract AST 93-23370 and NASA contract NAGW2372 is gratefully acknowledged.
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Subject Keywords:MHD, stars: magnetic fields, pulsars: general, pulsars: individual: B1509 – 58
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Official Citation:R. D. Blandford, On the timing history of PSR B1509 – 58, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 267, Issue 1, 1 March 1994, Pages L7–L8,
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