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Geminga's hot spot, panel (a)
- Title Geminga's hot spot, panel (a)
- Released 13/07/2004 11:52 am
- Copyright ESA, P. Caraveo (IASF, Milan)
Panel (a) shows an image taken with the EPIC instrument on board the XMM-Newton observatory. The bright tails, made of particles kicked out by Geminga’s strong magnetic field, trail the neutron star as it moves about in space.
- Id 228088