Detection of radio pulsations from the direction of the Galactic center Soft Gamma-ray Repeater with Parkes and the GBT

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  • External authors:
  • M Burgay
  • R Shannon
  • A Possenti
  • J Sarkissian
  • G Israel
  • S Johnston
  • N Rea
  • P Esposito


We have observed the new soft gamma-ray repeater located in thedirection of the Galactic center region (Atel \#5009) from the Parkes andGreen Bank radio telescopes, within our pre-approved Target ofOpportunity programs of radio follow-up of transient magnetars.

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Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Astronomer's Telegram
Publication statusPublished - May 2013