Neutron star Vela Pulsar sound. The Vela pulsar is about 1,000 light years from Earth, about 19.2 km in diameter, and makes over 11 complete rotations every second, faster than a helicopter rotor.

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Waiting to hear what it sounds like while listening to this jammin beat.

geraldine_ferrari

Such a strange pattern of sounds. Feels so alien.

Hateitwhenbdbdsj

That’s a lot of flanging. Can they not clean up the audio? I doubt whatever is causing that pulse is also causing the flange.

Captive_Starlight

We took a picture of a neutron star binary 1,000 *light years* away. I need to know the focal length if the camera that did this. It’s ***insane***.

psycholepzy

It feels terrifying to think such a massive neutron star is spinning that fast…

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