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Glitch observed in the Vela Pulsar (PSR J0835-4510)

ATel #9847; Jim Palfreyman (University of Tasmania)
on 12 Dec 2016; 12:22 UT
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Subjects: Radio, Neutron Star, Transient, Pulsar

We report a glitch in the rotation frequency of the Vela Pulsar (PSR J0835-4510) observed at the 26m Mt Pleasant Observatory run by the University of Tasmania, Australia. The glitch occurred between 2016 Dec 12 11:31 and 11:46 UT (~MJD 57734,48), We were observing at the time of the glitch, at 1376 MHz with 128 Mb/s sampling, single pulse, with full Stokes. Extra details will be published as soon as possible.