PSR J1959+2048 (The Black Widow Pulsar) [#9588099691]
This system is located at:
R: 5,000.014 / l: 59.197 / b: -4.698
Right ascension: 19h 59m 36.844s / Declination: 20° 48'14.755''
Metal-rich body (0 to 10,132,714 ls), Earth-like world (159,509,749 to 239,235,216 ls), Water world (130,797,690 to 506,556,191 ls), Ammonia world (330,949,863 to 900,544,339 ls), Terraformable (124,238,362 to 247,894,618 ls)
This system was visited for the first time on EDSM by neville clavain.
It was named by the Galactic Mapping Project with the name of: The Black Widow Pulsar
106 ships passed through PSR J1959+2048 space, including 0 ship in the last 7 days.
0 ship passed through PSR J1959+2048 space in the last 24 hours.
The Black Widow Pulsar is an eclipsing binary millisecond pulsar discovered in the late 20th century. It was presumed to orbit with a brown dwarf companion so tightly that the gravitational pull and heavy radiation of the neutron star created a bow shock of material, thus eventually destroying the companion brown dwarf. As of 3303 AD the brown dwarf seems to have been destroyed already since the system only holds a couple of gas giants.
Also, the pulsar was estimated to move across the galactic plane at a speed of approximately twenty times that of Sol. Subsequent pulsars were eventually found with similar features, hence forming their own 'class' of Black Widow Pulsars eventually (source).