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DP Leonis

DP Leonis Facts

DP Leonis's Alternative Names

DP Leonis has alternative name(s) :- DP Leo.

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

Location of DP Leonis

The location of the star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For DP Leonis, the location is 11h 17m 16.00 and 17° 57` 41.00 .

Physical Properties (Colour) of DP Leonis

DP Leonis Colour and Temperature

DP Leonis has a spectral type of AM Her. This means the star is a blue - white star.

DP Leonis Apparent and Absolute Magnitudes

DP Leonis has an apparent magnitude of 17.50 which is how bright we see the star from Earth. Apparent Magnitude is also known as Visual Magnitude. Magnitude, whether it be apparent/visual or absolute magnitude is measured by a number, the smaller the number, the brighter the Star is. Our own Sun is the brightest star and therefore has the lowest of all magnitudes, -26.74. A faint star will have a high number.

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Additional DP Leonis Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameDP Leonis
Alternative NamesDP Leo
Spectral TypeAM Her
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
GalaxyMilky Way
Visual / Apparent Magnitude17.50
Naked Eye VisibleRequires 8m Telescope - Magnitudes
Right Ascension (R.A.)11h 17m 16.00
Declination (Dec.)17° 57` 41.00

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet Count1

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List of Extrasolar Planets orbiting DP Leonis

NameStatusMass (Jupiters)Orbital Period (Days)EccentricityDiscoveredSemi-Major AxisPeriastron
DP Leo bConfirmed0.4710230.0000.3920098.19282.000

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