Is Hercules X-1 a strange star?
Received 16 November 1995 / Accepted 3 July 1996
The possible identification of Her X-1 with a strange star (Li et al. 1995) is shown to be incorrect.
Key words: equation of state stars: neutron pulsars: individual: Her X-1
© European Southern Observatory (ESO) 1997
Online publication: July 8, 1998