Unicode Character 'ASTERISK' (U+002A)

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Unicode Data
Block Basic Latin
Category Punctuation, Other [Po]
Combine 0
BIDI Other Neutrals [ON]
Mirror N
Index entries star
Comments star
can have five or six spokes
See Also arabic five pointed star U+066D
asterism U+2042
low asterisk U+204E
two asterisks aligned vertically U+2051
combining asterisk above U+20F0
asterisk operator U+2217
sextile U+26B9
heavy asterisk U+2731
slavonic asterisk U+A673
medium six spoked asterisk U+1F7B6
Version Unicode 1.1.0 (June, 1993)
HTML Entity (decimal) *
HTML Entity (hex) *
How to type in Microsoft Windows Alt +002A
Alt 042
Alt 42
UTF-8 (hex) 0x2A (2a)
UTF-8 (binary) 00101010
UTF-16 (hex) 0x002A (002a)
UTF-16 (decimal) 42
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000002A (002a)
UTF-32 (decimal) 42
C/C++/Java source code "\u002A"
Python source code u"\u002A"
Java Data
string.toUpperCase() *
string.toLowerCase() *
Character.UnicodeBlock BASIC_LATIN
Character.charCount() 1
Character.getDirectionality() DIRECTIONALITY_OTHER_NEUTRALS [13]
Character.getNumericValue() -1
Character.getType() 24
Character.isDefined() Yes
Character.isDigit() No
Character.isIdentifierIgnorable() No
Character.isISOControl() No
Character.isJavaIdentifierPart() No
Character.isJavaIdentifierStart() No
Character.isLetter() No
Character.isLetterOrDigit() No
Character.isLowerCase() No
Character.isMirrored() No
Character.isSpaceChar() No
Character.isSupplementaryCodePoint() No
Character.isTitleCase() No
Character.isUnicodeIdentifierPart() No
Character.isUnicodeIdentifierStart() No
Character.isUpperCase() No
Character.isValidCodePoint() Yes
Character.isWhitespace() No