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Neutron Star

Hercules X-1 (4U1656+35 )

Hercules X-1, also known as 4U1656+35 , is a X-ray pulsar type neutron star located in the constellation Hercules. Neutron stars are much too small and faint to view in any but the world's largest telescopes.

      1. Name:
      2. Hercules X-1
      1. Designation:
      2. 4U1656+35
      1. Type:
      2. X-ray pulsar
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 13.8
      1. System:
      2. binary
      1. Companion:
      2. HZ Her

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