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FW Monocerotis

FW Monocerotis Facts

FW Monocerotis's Alternative Names

HIP38898 is the reference name for the star in the Hipparcos Star Catalogue. The Id of the star in the Henry Draper catalogue is HD65259.

FW Monocerotis has alternative name(s) :- FW Mon, FW Mon.

BD number is the number that the star was filed under in the Durchmusterung or Bonner Durchmusterung, a star catalogue that was put together by the Bonn Observatory between 1859 to 1903. The star's BD Number is BD-06 2376.

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 FW Monocerotis Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameFW Monocerotis
Alternative NamesFW Mon, HD 65259, HIP 38898, BD-06 2376, FW Mon
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeVariable Star
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationMonoceros
Galactic Latitude11.21 degrees
Galactic Longitude227.11 degrees
Radial Velocity4.00 ± 10.00 km/s

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Variable Star Details


Variable Star ClassEclipsing
Variable Star TypeBeta Persei (Algol)/
Mean Variability Period in Days3.874
Variable Magnitude Range (Brighter - Dimmer)10.007 - 11.113

Sources and Links


SIMBAD SourceLink

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