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X Crateris, HIP57625

X Crateris is a pulsating variable star that can be located in the constellation of Crater. The description is based on the spectral class.

X Crateris's Alternative Names

HIP57625 is the reference name for the star in the Hipparcos Star Catalogue.

X Crateris has alternative name(s) :- , X Crt.

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-09 3371.

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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X Crateris Facts

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameX Crateris
Alternative NamesHIP 57625, BD-09 3371, X Crt
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeVariable Star
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationCrater
Galactic Latitude49.49 degrees
Galactic Longitude278.87 degrees
Radial Velocity80.00 ± 2.00 km/s
Iron Abundance-1.83 ± 9.99 Fe/H

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Variable Star Details


Variable Star ClassPulsating
Variable Star TypeRR Lyrae type with asymmetric light curves
Mean Variability Period in Days0.733
Variable Magnitude Range (Brighter - Dimmer)11.192 - 11.930

Sources and Links


SIMBAD SourceLink

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