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P-Pdot Diagram

(diagram comparing the spin and the slowing of pulsars)

A P-Pdot Diagram is a graph plotting the periods of Pulsars (PSR) with the rate of change in their periods. It reveals interesting characteristics of pulsars.

The diagrams tend to show a difference between binary pulsars and lone pulsars, where the binary pulsars have a shorter period and are slower to slow down.


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