Neutron starn

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Radiation frae the pulsar PSR B1509-58, a rapidly spinnin neutron starn, maks nearbi gas glow in X-rays (gowd, frae Chandra) an illuminates the rest o the nebula, here seen in infrareid (blue an reid, frae WISE).

A neutron starn is a teep o compact starn that can result frae the gravitational collapse o a massive starn efter a supernova.