Sculptor (constellation)

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Sculptor
Constellation
Sculptor
AbbreviationScl
GenitiveSculptoris
Pronunciation/ˈskʌlptər/,
genitive /skəlpˈtɒr[invalid input: 'ɨ']s/
Symbolismthe Sculptor
Right ascension0
Declination−30
QuadrantSQ1
Area475 sq. deg. (36th)
Main stars4
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
18
Stars with planets6
Stars brighter than 3.00m0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)2
Brightest starα Scl (4.30m)
Messier objects0
Bordering
constellations
Cetus
Aquarius
Piscis Austrinus
Grus
Phoenix
Fornax
Visible at latitudes between +50° and −90°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of November.

Sculptor is a constellation in the southern sky.

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