Pulsar
Neutron Star
Image from Steve Bowers
A rapidly rotating neutron star with a strong magnetic field, observed to emit pulses of radiation. Useful as an energy source in some megascale engineering projects, weylforges, etc.

Terragen Sphere
Image from Steve Bowers">pulsar map
Image from Steve Bowers
Map of all pulsar locations within the Terragen Sphere
 
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Development Notes
Text by M. Alan Kazlev

Initially published on 19 December 2001.