Distances to Pulsars


Habing and Pottasch1 have argued that pulsars are likely to be at distances considerably greater than the commonly assumed values of 100 pc, and we have recently obtained observational evidence regarding the neutral hydrogen content in the directions of the first five known pulsars which supports this view.

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SHUTER, W., VENUGOPAL, V. & MAHONEY, M. Distances to Pulsars. Nature 220, 356–357 (1968). https://doi.org/10.1038/220356b0

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