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CY Carinae

CY Carinae Facts

CY Carinae's Alternative Names

HIP53593 is the reference name for the star in the Hipparcos Star Catalogue. The Id of the star in the Henry Draper catalogue is HD305784.

CY Carinae has alternative name(s) :- CY Car, CY Car.

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 CY Carinae Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameCY Carinae
Alternative NamesCY Car, HD 305784, HIP 53593, CY Car
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeVariable Star
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationCarina
Galactic Latitude-0.87 degrees
Galactic Longitude289.49 degrees
Radial Velocity8.60 ± 0.90 km/s

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Variable Star Details


Variable Star ClassPulsating
Variable Star TypeDelta Cepheid
Mean Variability Period in Days4.266
Variable Magnitude Range (Brighter - Dimmer)9.578 - 10.142

Sources and Links


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