Category: Accreting millisecond pulsars

SWIFT J1756.9−2508
SWIFT J1756.9−2508 is a millisecond pulsar with a rotation frequency of 182 Hz (period of 5.5 ms). It was discovered in 2007 by the Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Explorer and found to have a companion with a
SAX J1808.4−3658
A transient X-ray source first discovered in 1996 by the Italian-Dutch BeppoSAX satellite, SAX J1808.4−3658 revealed X-ray pulsations at the 401 Hz neutron star spin frequency when it was observed dur