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My name is Ricardo and I would like to say hello to everyone. In my last task when the Einstein screensaver is on I have DM of 732,40 pc/cm3 and a bar as the double weigth of the others, is this a Pulsar?

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My name is Ricardo and I would like to say hello to everyone. In my last task when the Einstein screensaver is on I have DM of 732,40 pc/cm3 and a bar as the double weigth of the others, is this a Pulsar?

Don't know, but the project team provides a list of (re-)discovered pulsars.

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My name is Ricardo and I would like to say hello to everyone. In my last task when the Einstein screensaver is on I have DM of 732,40 pc/cm3 and a bar as the double weigth of the others, is this a Pulsar?

Don't know, but the project team provides a list of (re-)discovered pulsars.

Michael


Thanks for your time to answer my question. Can you tell me what means DM 732,40 pc/cm3, is it the density?
Ricardo

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RE: RE: RE: My name is

Message 96163 in response to message 96162

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My name is Ricardo and I would like to say hello to everyone. In my last task when the Einstein screensaver is on I have DM of 732,40 pc/cm3 and a bar as the double weigth of the others, is this a Pulsar?

Don't know, but the project team provides a list of (re-)discovered pulsars.

Michael


Thanks for your time to answer my question. Can you tell me what means DM 732,40 pc/cm3, is it the density?
Ricardo

Hi!

Here, DM stands for "dispersion measure". It's explained a bit in the Wikipedia article on Pulsars (look for "dispersion measure" on that page).

In short, it's a measure of the number of free electrons along the line of sight between us and a pulsar.

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