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stevebd1
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Nov21-11, 06:46 AM
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Quote Quote by Jimmy Snyder View Post
There aren't any electrons on a neutron star right? They all get squooshed into the protons to make the neutrons. Am I right about that?
According to most sources, it appears that neutron stars have a crust of electron degenerate iron about 1km thick (with an outer & inner crust) and a plasma atmosphere.

A couple of sources-
http://arxiv.org/abs/0705.2708v2
http://var.astro.cz/brno/perseus4_2002_clanek2.pdf