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AP Herculis

AP Herculis Facts

AP Herculis's Alternative Names

HIP92452 is the reference name for the star in the Hipparcos Star Catalogue. The Id of the star in the Henry Draper catalogue is HD229680.

AP Herculis has alternative name(s) :- AP Her, AP Her.

More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .

Source of Information

The source of the information if it has a Hip I.D. is from Simbad, the Hipparcos data library based at the University at Strasbourg, France. Hipparcos was a E.S.A. satellite operation launched in 1989 for four years. The items in red are values that I've calculated so they could well be wrong. Information regarding Metallicity and/or Mass is from the E.U. Exoplanets. The information was obtained as of 12th Feb 2017.

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Additional AP Herculis Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameAP Herculis
Alternative NamesAP Her, HD 229680, HIP 92452, AP Her
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeVariable Star
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationHercules
Galactic Latitude7.40 degrees
Galactic Longitude47.09 degrees
Radial Velocity-29.50 ± 3.40 km/s
Iron Abundance-0.78 ± 9.99 Fe/H

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Variable Star Details


Variable Star ClassPulsating
Variable Star TypeW Virginis Stars, A
Mean Variability Period in Days10.412
Variable Magnitude Range (Brighter - Dimmer)10.481 - 11.300

Sources and Links


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