PIA23863: Different Types of Neutron Stars (Illustration)
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Neutron stars, or cores leftover from exploded stars, are some of the densest objects in the universe. There are several types of neutron stars, including magnetars and pulsars.

NuSTAR is a Small Explorer mission led by Caltech in Pasadena and managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, also in Pasadena, for NASA's Science Mission Directorate in Washington.

For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/nustar and http://www.nustar.caltech.edu/.

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