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Adjustments in ellipticity: star quakes


tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Pulsars are oblate due to rapid rotation
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Slow down changes equilibrium ellipticity
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Crust is stiff and cracks suddenly


tex2html_wrap_inline3922   For Crab m !!!!!!


tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Energy release = tex2html_wrap_inline5186 erg

tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Can explain glitches in some pulsars
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   But Vela glitches are too large

Jon Bell
Thu Dec 19 15:15:11 GMT 1996