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WZ Puppis, HIP39144

Primary Facts on WZ Puppis

  • WZ Puppis's star type is pulsating variable star that can be located in the constellation of Puppis. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • WZ Puppis is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.

WZ Puppis's Alternative Names

HIP39144 is the reference name for the star in the Hipparcos Star Catalogue.

WZ Puppis has alternative name(s) :- , WZ Pup.

More details on star 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 WZ Puppis Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameWZ Puppis
Alternative NamesHIP 39144, WZ Pup
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeVariable Star
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationPuppis
Galactic Latitude3.33 degrees
Galactic Longitude241.77 degrees
Radial Velocity64.00 ± 3.30 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 Days5.027
Variable Magnitude Range (Brighter - Dimmer)10.002 - 10.859

Sources and Links


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