|Right ascension||15h 13m 55.52s|
|Declination||−59° 08′ 08.80″|
PSR B1509−58 is a pulsar approximately 17,000 light-years away in the constellation of Circinus discovered by the Einstein X-Ray Observatory in 1982. It appears approximately 1,700 years old, and it sits in a nebula that spans about 150 light years. NASA described the star as "a rapidly spinning neutron star which is spewing energy out into the space around it to create complex and intriguing structures, including one that resembles a large cosmic hand." Which is also known by name "Hand of God".  The spin rate is "almost 7 times per second".
Tour of PSR B1509−58.
Sequence of PSR B1509−58 images.
- Seward, F. D.; Harnden, F. R., Jr. (May 1982). "A new, fast X-ray pulsar in the supernova remnant MSH 15-52". The Astrophysical Journal. 256: L45. Bibcode:1982ApJ...256L..45S. doi:10.1086/183793.
- "How Old Is It?". Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 2009-04-03.
- "PSR B1509-58: A Young Pulsar Shows its Hand". Harvard. 2009-04-03.
- "NASA photos show giant cosmic hand". CNN. 2009-04-14.
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