<p>RCW 103, the remains of a supernova about 9,000 light-years away, cloaks the neutron star 1E 1613. The neutron star may be the slowest-spinning pulsar ever detected, rotating once every 6.5 hours.</p>

Slowly Shimmering

RCW 103, the remains of a supernova about 9,000 light-years away, cloaks the neutron star 1E 1613. The neutron star may be the slowest-spinning pulsar ever detected, rotating once every 6.5 hours.

Photograph by NASA

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