The High Time Resolution Universe Pulsar Survey - XIII. PSR J1757-1854, the most accelerated binary pulsarCitation formats

  • External authors:
  • A. D. Cameron
  • D. J. Champion
  • M. Kramer
  • M. Bailes
  • E. D. Barr
  • C. G. Bassa
  • S. Bhandari
  • N. D. R. Bhat
  • M. Burgay
  • S. Burke-Spolaor
  • R. P. Eatough
  • C. M. L. Flynn
  • P. C. C. Freire
  • A. Jameson
  • S. Johnston
  • R. Karuppusamy
  • L. Levin
  • D. R. Lorimer
  • A. G. Lyne
  • M. A. McLaughlin
  • C. Ng
  • E. Petroff
  • A. Possenti
  • A. Ridolfi
  • B. W. Stappers
  • W. van Straten
  • T. M. Tauris
  • C. Tiburzi
  • N. Wex

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The High Time Resolution Universe Pulsar Survey - XIII. PSR J1757-1854, the most accelerated binary pulsar. / Cameron, A. D.; Champion, D. J.; Kramer, M.; Bailes, M.; Barr, E. D.; Bassa, C. G.; Bhandari, S.; Bhat, N. D. R.; Burgay, M.; Burke-Spolaor, S.; Eatough, R. P.; Flynn, C. M. L.; Freire, P. C. C.; Jameson, A.; Johnston, S.; Karuppusamy, R.; Keith, M. J.; Levin, L.; Lorimer, D. R.; Lyne, A. G.; McLaughlin, M. A.; Ng, C.; Petroff, E.; Possenti, A.; Ridolfi, A.; Stappers, B. W.; Straten, W. van; Tauris, T. M.; Tiburzi, C.; Wex, N.

In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 09.01.2018.

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Cameron, AD, Champion, DJ, Kramer, M, Bailes, M, Barr, ED, Bassa, CG, Bhandari, S, Bhat, NDR, Burgay, M, Burke-Spolaor, S, Eatough, RP, Flynn, CML, Freire, PCC, Jameson, A, Johnston, S, Karuppusamy, R, Keith, MJ, Levin, L, Lorimer, DR, Lyne, AG, McLaughlin, MA, Ng, C, Petroff, E, Possenti, A, Ridolfi, A, Stappers, BW, Straten, WV, Tauris, TM, Tiburzi, C & Wex, N 2018, 'The High Time Resolution Universe Pulsar Survey - XIII. PSR J1757-1854, the most accelerated binary pulsar', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnrasl/sly003

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Cameron, A. D., Champion, D. J., Kramer, M., Bailes, M., Barr, E. D., Bassa, C. G., ... Wex, N. (2018). The High Time Resolution Universe Pulsar Survey - XIII. PSR J1757-1854, the most accelerated binary pulsar. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnrasl/sly003

Vancouver

Cameron AD, Champion DJ, Kramer M, Bailes M, Barr ED, Bassa CG et al. The High Time Resolution Universe Pulsar Survey - XIII. PSR J1757-1854, the most accelerated binary pulsar. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2018 Jan 9. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnrasl/sly003

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Cameron, A. D. ; Champion, D. J. ; Kramer, M. ; Bailes, M. ; Barr, E. D. ; Bassa, C. G. ; Bhandari, S. ; Bhat, N. D. R. ; Burgay, M. ; Burke-Spolaor, S. ; Eatough, R. P. ; Flynn, C. M. L. ; Freire, P. C. C. ; Jameson, A. ; Johnston, S. ; Karuppusamy, R. ; Keith, M. J. ; Levin, L. ; Lorimer, D. R. ; Lyne, A. G. ; McLaughlin, M. A. ; Ng, C. ; Petroff, E. ; Possenti, A. ; Ridolfi, A. ; Stappers, B. W. ; Straten, W. van ; Tauris, T. M. ; Tiburzi, C. ; Wex, N. / The High Time Resolution Universe Pulsar Survey - XIII. PSR J1757-1854, the most accelerated binary pulsar. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2018.

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abstract = "We report the discovery of PSR J1757$-$1854, a 21.5-ms pulsar in a highly-eccentric, 4.4-h orbit around a neutron star (NS) companion. PSR J1757$-$1854 exhibits some of the most extreme relativistic parameters of any known pulsar, including the strongest relativistic effects due to gravitational-wave (GW) damping, with a merger time of 76 Myr. Following a 1.6-yr timing campaign, we have measured five post-Keplerian (PK) parameters, yielding the two component masses ($m_\text{p}=1.3384(9)\,\text{M}_\odot$ and $m_\text{c}=1.3946(9)\,\text{M}_\odot$) plus three tests of general relativity (GR), which the theory passes. The larger mass of the NS companion provides important clues regarding the binary formation of PSR J1757$-$1854. With simulations suggesting 3-$\sigma$ measurements of both the contribution of Lense-Thirring precession to the rate of change of the semi-major axis and the relativistic deformation of the orbit within $\sim7-9$ years, PSR J1757$-$1854 stands out as a unique laboratory for new tests of gravitational theories.",
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AU - Champion, D. J.

AU - Kramer, M.

AU - Bailes, M.

AU - Barr, E. D.

AU - Bassa, C. G.

AU - Bhandari, S.

AU - Bhat, N. D. R.

AU - Burgay, M.

AU - Burke-Spolaor, S.

AU - Eatough, R. P.

AU - Flynn, C. M. L.

AU - Freire, P. C. C.

AU - Jameson, A.

AU - Johnston, S.

AU - Karuppusamy, R.

AU - Keith, M. J.

AU - Levin, L.

AU - Lorimer, D. R.

AU - Lyne, A. G.

AU - McLaughlin, M. A.

AU - Ng, C.

AU - Petroff, E.

AU - Possenti, A.

AU - Ridolfi, A.

AU - Stappers, B. W.

AU - Straten, W. van

AU - Tauris, T. M.

AU - Tiburzi, C.

AU - Wex, N.

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N2 - We report the discovery of PSR J1757$-$1854, a 21.5-ms pulsar in a highly-eccentric, 4.4-h orbit around a neutron star (NS) companion. PSR J1757$-$1854 exhibits some of the most extreme relativistic parameters of any known pulsar, including the strongest relativistic effects due to gravitational-wave (GW) damping, with a merger time of 76 Myr. Following a 1.6-yr timing campaign, we have measured five post-Keplerian (PK) parameters, yielding the two component masses ($m_\text{p}=1.3384(9)\,\text{M}_\odot$ and $m_\text{c}=1.3946(9)\,\text{M}_\odot$) plus three tests of general relativity (GR), which the theory passes. The larger mass of the NS companion provides important clues regarding the binary formation of PSR J1757$-$1854. With simulations suggesting 3-$\sigma$ measurements of both the contribution of Lense-Thirring precession to the rate of change of the semi-major axis and the relativistic deformation of the orbit within $\sim7-9$ years, PSR J1757$-$1854 stands out as a unique laboratory for new tests of gravitational theories.

AB - We report the discovery of PSR J1757$-$1854, a 21.5-ms pulsar in a highly-eccentric, 4.4-h orbit around a neutron star (NS) companion. PSR J1757$-$1854 exhibits some of the most extreme relativistic parameters of any known pulsar, including the strongest relativistic effects due to gravitational-wave (GW) damping, with a merger time of 76 Myr. Following a 1.6-yr timing campaign, we have measured five post-Keplerian (PK) parameters, yielding the two component masses ($m_\text{p}=1.3384(9)\,\text{M}_\odot$ and $m_\text{c}=1.3946(9)\,\text{M}_\odot$) plus three tests of general relativity (GR), which the theory passes. The larger mass of the NS companion provides important clues regarding the binary formation of PSR J1757$-$1854. With simulations suggesting 3-$\sigma$ measurements of both the contribution of Lense-Thirring precession to the rate of change of the semi-major axis and the relativistic deformation of the orbit within $\sim7-9$ years, PSR J1757$-$1854 stands out as a unique laboratory for new tests of gravitational theories.

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DO - 10.1093/mnrasl/sly003

M3 - Article

JO - Royal Astronomical Society. Monthly Notices

JF - Royal Astronomical Society. Monthly Notices

SN - 1365-2966

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