Pulsar PSR B0329+54

PSR B0329+54 is a pulsar approximately 3,460 light-years away in the constellation of Camelopardalis. It completes one rotation every 0.71452[2] seconds and is approximately 5 million years old.

Everything indicates that I may have been able to detect the pulsar B0329+54 with JRT [Job's Radio Telescope]. This dish has a diameter of max 1.9 meters, which would make it the first time this pulsar has been detected with a dish of this size as far as I can tell.

I am pleased to report that a second attempt seems to have succeeded in capturing pulsar B0329+54 with the modest 1.9 meter JRT.
The first 2 weeks were without result (nothing at 7,9,11,12,14,5,16 and 17 June) but I keep experimenting at clear skies and different frequencies, within the bandpass filter domain. In this case 1408 MHz, 8:00 AM UTC, The Netherlands.
This second result is further confirmation that I succeeded in capturing a pulsar with the current 1.9 set-up. New attempts are of course in the offing. It would be a great result if it turns out to be possible with the right hard- and software (and effort) to detect this pulsar with a modified 1.5 meter (1.9) radio dish

Channel 1 and 10 have been excluded for better S/N ratio.

Also with testing with another DM instead of 26.776 the vertical lines in the black and blue graph are not vertical anymore. Another proof of having folded the Pulsar data correct!

At the moment Peter East is also investigating the results (will take some weeks due to other issues) with dedicated software and I hope he can confirm the new result.

 

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