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Rotation direction of Pulsars

Does the Earth rotate clockwise or anticlockwise? If you are floating above the north pole of Earth you would see the Earth rotating anticlockwise(*) if you were floating above the south pole, you ...
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What are the main ways that pulsar "glitches" are noticed and documented? Do they have to be caught in the act of glitching to be catalogued?

The majority of pulsar glitches are detected via radio observations, but then again the majority of pulsar observations are conducted in the radio so this is not so surprising. X-ray and gamma-ray ...
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