PSR J1846-0258 (The Kes-75 Magnetar) [#134738909]


This system is located at: -8886.75 / -75.15625 / 15572.5625

Galactic coordinates: R: 17,929.994 / l: 29.712 / b: -0.240
Equatorial coordinates: Right ascension: 18h 46m 24.955s / Declination: -2° 58'30.069''

Reserve level: Pristine

Habitable zone:
Metal-rich body (0 to 3,688,508 ls), Earth-like world (58,064,690 to 87,086,330 ls), Water world (47,612,935 to 184,396,428 ls), Ammonia world (120,472,267 to 327,815,872 ls), Terraformable (45,225,210 to 90,238,522 ls)

Estimated value: 131,911 cr

Traffic report

This system was visited for the first time on EDSM by Irisa Nyira on Jul 6, 2016, 9:42:32 AM.

It was named by the Galactic Mapping Project with the name of: The Kes-75 Magnetar

211 ships passed through PSR J1846-0258 space, including 0 ship in the last 7 days.

0 ship passed through PSR J1846-0258 space in the last 24 hours.

Also known as PSR J1846-0258, this is a 14.07 solar mass pulsar at the center of supernova remnant Kes-75. This pulsar is believed to be of a subcategory called a magnetar, having extremely powerful magnetic fields which cause powerful radiation bursts. They are widely believed to be the source of the so-called 'soft gamma repeater' (SGR), an astronomical object which emits large bursts of gamma-rays and X-rays at irregular intervals. PSR J1846-0258 is a 326-ms pulsar; it emits roughly three pulses per second.

The magnetar shares a binary orbit with another neutron star of 1.3 solar masses, and an F-type star. Several sub-stellar dwarves (Y, L, T) and smaller bodies are also present.

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Thanks is given to Cmdr Kazahnn for helping to update this entry.