‘Magnetar’ Neutron Star’s Surface Surprisingly Low On Magnetism | Video

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Published on May 28, 2013

Astronomers using the Chandra X-Ray Telescope have observed the exotic star, called SGR 0418, with traits that are not typical for previously observed magnetars. Most magnetars have magnetic fields 10 to 1000 times stronger at their surface.

Credit; NASA/CXC/J. DePasquale

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