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Binary Pulsar Orbital periods.

  1. Nov 16, 2011 #1
    Hello,
    I am doing a very brief presentation for school on gravitational radiation and wanted to include a figure for the orbital periods of binary pulsars. I can find the rotation rates of individual pulsars on Google but can't find a figure for orbital periods of binaries. This does not have to be exact, even order of magnitudes would work. I thought it would be interesting to say something along the lines of, "imagine these super dense objects, orbiting each other at rates of ~ XXXX."

    Thank you
     
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  3. Nov 17, 2011 #2

    Nabeshin

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    From hours to day.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PSR_B1913+16
     
  4. Nov 22, 2011 #3

    phyzguy

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  5. Nov 25, 2011 #4
    Great, thank you both.
     
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