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2.2. Jerk Search

Just as the acceleration search is rooted in the approximation of constant acceleration via a linearly varying spin frequency, our jerk search approximates a constant jerk with linearly varying acceleration, or a quadratically varying spin frequency.

 

(Source: a paper by Anderson and Ransom in the August 1 issue of Astrophysical Journal Letters.)

 

Trying to think if I know any jerks for whom "constant" is a good descriptor.  Not really, but I suppose you need to start simple and work your way up.

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1 hour ago, Cancer said:

 

(Source: a paper by Anderson and Ransom in the August 1 issue of Astrophysical Journal Letters.)

 

Trying to think if I know any jerks for whom "constant" is a good descriptor.  Not really, but I suppose you need to start simple and work your way up.

 

I know a couple of people who fit that description to a t.

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I should have been clearer.  I know people who are always jerks, but the magnitude of their jerkdom does vary, so from my observer-of-stars perspective I would not call them "constant".

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