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Z Leonis, HIP48405

Z Leonis is a pulsating variable star that can be located in the constellation of Leo. The description is based on the spectral class. Z Leonis is not part of the constellation but is within the borders of the constellation.

Z Leonis's Alternative Names

HIP48405 is the reference name for the star in the Hipparcos Star Catalogue.

Z Leonis has alternative name(s) :- , Z Leo.

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+27 1818.

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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Z Leonis Facts

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameZ Leonis
Alternative NamesHIP 48405, BD+27 1818, Z Leo
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeVariable Star
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationLeo
Galactic Latitude 50.29 degrees
Galactic Longitude202.62 degrees
Radial Velocity-17.00 ± 4.60 km/s

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Variable Star Details


Variable Star ClassPulsating
Variable Star TypeSemiregular late- (M
Mean Variability Period in Days0.711
Variable Magnitude Range (Brighter - Dimmer)8.715 - 9.318

Sources and Links


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