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Sculptor (abbr. Scl, gen. Sculptoris)

Sculptor

Sculptor. © 2003 Torsten Bronger.


Sculptor, the Sculptor's Workshop, isa faint southern constellation whose brightest star is Alpha Sculptoris (visual magnitude 4.30, absolute magnitude -2.28, spectral type B7III, distance 673 light-years. There are three other stars of fourth magnitude. Located close to Alpha is the South Galactic Pole. Other objects of interest in Sculptor are the long-period variable R Scl (magnitude range 6.2–8.8; period 376 days), the Sculptor Dwarf galaxy, and the Sculptor Group of galaxies.

 

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