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Theta Scorpii

Theta Scorpii is a binary star in the southern zodiac constellation of Scorpius. The apparent visual magnitude of this star is +1.87, making it readily visible to the naked eye and one of the brightest stars in the night sky. It is sufficiently n ...

                                               

U Scorpii

U Scorpii is a recurrent nova system; one of 10 known recurring novae in the Milky Way galaxy. Located near the northern edge of the constellation Scorpius it normally has a magnitude of 18, but reaches a magnitude of about 8 during outbursts. Ou ...

                                               

Upsilon Scorpii

Upsilon Scorpii, formally named Lesath, is a star located in the "stinger" of the southern zodiac constellation of Scorpius, the scorpion. Based on parallax measurements obtained during the Hipparcos mission, it is approximately 580 light-years f ...

                                               

UScoCTIO 108

UScoCTIO 108 is a binary system, approximately 470 light-years away in the Upper Scorpius OB association. The primary, UScoCTIO 108A, with mass around 0.06 solar masses, is a brown dwarf or low-mass red dwarf. The secondary, UScoCTIO 108B, with a ...

                                               

V636 Scorpii

V636 Scorpii is a multiple star system in the constellation Scorpius, 3.000 light years away. The primary is a Classical Cepheid variable and its visual magnitude varies from 6.4 to 6.9. V636 Scorpii is a spectroscopic binary, and the fainter com ...

                                               

V915 Scorpii

V915 Scorpii is surrounded by the sparse OB association Moffat 2. It is also surrounded by an envelope of dust and gas, producing a significant infrared excess. V915 Sco has been classified as a triple star. 15" away is the Wolf-Rayet star WR 85, ...

                                               

V1073 Scorpii

V1073 Scorpii is a variable star in the constellation Scorpius. It also has a non-Greek Bayer designation of k Scorpii. V1073 Sco has a 14th magnitude companion. V1073 Sco is an α Cygni variable, a supergiant which pulsates erratically on a times ...

                                               

V1309 Scorpii

V1309 Scorpii is a contact binary that merged into a single star in 2008 in a process known as a luminous red nova. It was the first star to provide conclusive evidence that contact binary systems end their evolution in a stellar merger. Its simi ...

                                               

WASP-17b

WASP-17b is an exoplanet in the constellation Scorpius that is orbiting the star WASP-17. Its discovery was announced on 11 August 2009. It is the first planet discovered to have a retrograde orbit, meaning it orbits in a direction counter to the ...

                                               

WR 86

WR 86 is a visual binary in the constellation Scorpius consisting of a Wolf-Rayet star and a β Cephei variable. It lies 2° west of NGC 6357 on the edge of the Great Rift in the Milky Way in the tail of the Scorpion. WR 86 is a binary with two com ...

                                               

Wray 17-96

Wray 17-96 is a very luminous star in the Scorpius constellation, about 15.000 light-years away. It is a suspected luminous blue variable, although it has not shown the characteristic spectral variations. Wray 17-96 has an absolute bolometric mag ...

                                               

Zeta1 Scorpii

Zeta 1 Scorpii is a B-type hypergiant star in the constellation of Scorpius. It has an apparent visual magnitude which varies between 4.66 and 4.86. It is a member of the Scorpius OB1 association, and the open star cluster NGC 6231, also known as ...

                                               

Zeta2 Scorpii

Zeta 2 Scorpii is a K-type orange giant star in the constellation of Scorpius. It has an apparent visual magnitude which varies between 3.59 and 3.65, and is located near the blue-white supergiant star ζ 1 Scorpii in Earths sky. In astronomical t ...

                                               

Alpha Sculptoris

Alpha Sculptoris, Latinized from α Sculptoris, is the Bayer designation for a blue-white star in the southern constellation of Sculptor. It has an apparent visual magnitude of +4.30, which makes it the brightest star in this generally faint const ...

                                               

Beta Sculptoris

Beta Sculptoris, Latinized from β Sculptoris, is a single, blue-white hued star in the southern constellation of Sculptor. It has an apparent visual magnitude of 4.37, which is bright enough to be seen with the naked eye. Based upon an annual par ...

                                               

Blanco 1

Blanco 1 is a nearby open cluster of stars located around 850 light years away from the Sun in the southern constellation of Sculptor near the star ζ Sculptoris. It was discovered by Puerto Rican astronomer Victor Manuel Blanco in 1949, who notic ...

                                               

Delta Sculptoris

Delta Sculptoris is a triple star system in the constellation Sculptor. It is approximately 137.4 light years from Earth. The primary component, Delta Sculptoris A, is a white A-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +4.59. It has ...

                                               

Epsilon Sculptoris

Epsilon Sculptoris is a binary star in the constellation Sculptor. It is approximately 91.7 light years from Earth. The primary component, Epsilon Sculptoris A, is a yellow-white F-type main-sequence star with an apparent magnitude of +5.29. Orbi ...

                                               

ESO 540-030

ESO 540-030 is a faint dwarf galaxy in the Sculptor Group. It has the appearance of a massive scattering of dim stars. The galaxy is located slightly more than 11 million light-years from Earth. It is difficult to observe due to galaxies situated ...

                                               

Eta Sculptoris

Eta Sculptoris, Latinized from η Sculptoris, is a single, variable star in the central part of the southern constellation of Sculptor. It is visible to the naked eye as a faint, red-hued star with an apparent visual magnitude that fluctuates arou ...

                                               

Gamma Sculptoris

Gamma Sculptoris, Latinized from γ Sculptoris, is a single, orange-hued star in the constellation Sculptor. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 17.90 mas as seen from Earth, this star is located about 182 light years from the Sun. It is bright ...

                                               

Haro 11

Haro 11 is a small galaxy at a distance of 300.000.000 light-years. It is situated in the southern constellation of Sculptor. Visually, it appears to be an irregular galaxy, as the ESO image to the right shows. H11 is named after Guillermo Haro, ...

                                               

HD 4113 b

HD 4113 b is a jovian planet located approximately 137 light-years away in the constellation of Sculptor, orbiting the star HD 4113. This planet has a very eccentric orbit with a 527-day period at 1.28 AU from the parent star. At periastron, the ...

                                               

HD 4208 b

The extrasolar planet, designated as HD 4208 b, was discovered by the California and Carnegie Planet Search team using the Keck telescope. The planet is probably somewhat less massive than Jupiter, although only its minimum mass is known. Its orb ...

                                               

HD 9578 b

HD 9578 b is an extrasolar planet which orbits the G-type main sequence star HD 9578, located approximately 187 light years away in the constellation Sculptor. This planet has at least five-eighths the mass of Jupiter and takes four-thirds years ...

                                               

IC 5332

IC 5332, also known as PGC 71775 is a spiral galaxy about 39 million light-years away in the constellation Sculptor. IC 5332 is a delicate spiral galaxy that is unusually faint and beautifully symmetrical. As viewed from earth it is nearly face o ...

                                               

Iota Sculptoris

ι Sculptoris, Latinized as Iota Sculptoris and abbreviated iot Scl, is a solitary star in the southern constellation of Sculptor. It is visible to the naked eye as a dim, orange-hued point of light with an apparent visual magnitude of 5.18. The s ...

                                               

Kappa1 Sculptoris

Kappa 1 Sculptoris is a binary star system in the southern constellation of Sculptor. It is faintly visible to the naked eye, with a combined apparent visual magnitude of +5.51. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 12.91 mas as measured from Ea ...

                                               

Kappa2 Sculptoris

Kappa 2 Sculptoris, Latinized from κ 2 Sculptoris, is a solitary, orange-hued star in the southern constellation of Sculptor. It is faintly visible to the naked eye, with a combined apparent visual magnitude of +5.42. Based upon an annual paralla ...

                                               

Lambda1 Sculptoris

Lambda 1 Sculptoris, Latinized from λ 1 Sculptoris, is a double star system in the southern constellation of Sculptor. It is close to the lower limit of visibility to the naked eye, with a combined apparent visual magnitude of +6.05. Based upon a ...

                                               

Lambda2 Sculptoris

Lambda 2 Sculptoris is an orange-hued star in the southern constellation of Sculptor. On dark nights it is faintly visible to the naked eye, having an apparent visual magnitude of +5.90. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 9.63 mas as measured ...

                                               

Mu Sculptoris

μ Sculptoris, Latinized as Mu Sculptoris, is a solitary, orange-hued star in the southern constellation of Sculptor. It is visible to the naked eye as a dim point of light with an apparent visual magnitude of +5.30. This star is located approxima ...

                                               

NGC 134

NGC 134 is a barred spiral galaxy that resembles the Milky Way with its spiral arms loosely wrapped around a bright, bar-shaped central region. Its loosely bound spiral arms categorize it as Hubble-type Sbc. It is 60 million light years away, and ...

                                               

NGC 613

NGC 613 is a barred spiral galaxy located 67 million light years away in the southern constellation of Sculptor. It is a candidate outlying member of the Sculptor Group, a gravitationally-bound group of galaxies. This galaxy was discovered in 179 ...

                                               

NGC 630

NGC 630 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Sculptor. It is estimated to be 275 million light years from the Milky Way and has a diameter of approximately 125.000 light years. The object was discovered on October 23, 1835 by the English ...

                                               

R Sculptoris

R Sculptoris is an asymptotic giant branch semi-regular variable red giant star located 1.500 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Sculptor. Observations have revealed a spiral structure in the material around it. The spiral is sus ...

                                               

Sigma Sculptoris

Sigma Sculptoris, Latinized from σ Sculptoris, is a solitary, white-hued star in the southern constellation of Sculptor. It is faintly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of +5.54. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 14. ...

                                               

Tau Sculptoris

Tau Sculptoris is a binary star system in the southern constellation of Sculptor, about 8° to the east-southeast of Alpha Sculptoris. It is faintly visible to the naked eye with a combined apparent visual magnitude of +5.69. Based upon an annual ...

                                               

Theta Sculptoris

θ Sculptoris, Latinized as Theta Sculptoris, is a star in the southern constellation of Sculptor. This object is visible to the naked eye as a dim, yellow-white hued star with an apparent visual magnitude of +5.24. It is located 71 light years fr ...

                                               

WASP-8b

WASP-8b is an extrasolar planet discovered in the SuperWASP batch -6b to -15b. On 1 April 2008, Dr. Don Pollacco of Queens University Belfast announced them at the RAS National Astronomy Meeting. This system is located 89 parsecs away, which is c ...

                                               

WD 0137−349

WD 0137-349 is a binary star in the constellation of Sculptor. It is located about 330 light-years away, and appears exceedingly faint with an apparent magnitude of 15.33. It is composed of a white dwarf and a brown dwarf in orbit around it, and ...

                                               

Xi Sculptoris

Xi Sculptoris, Latinized from ξ Sculptoris, is a solitary orange-hued star in the southern constellation of Sculptor, near the southern constellation boundary with Phoenix. It is just visible to the naked eye as a dim point of light with an appar ...

                                               

Zeta Sculptoris

Zeta Sculptoris, Latinized from ζ Sculptoris, is a multiple star system in the constellation Sculptor. It is faintly visible to the naked eye with an apparent magnitude of 5.04. The annual parallax shift is 6.49 mas, which yields a distance estim ...

                                               

Alicante 8

Alicante 8, also known as RSGC4, is a young massive open cluster belonging to the Milky Way galaxy. It was discovered in 2010 in the 2MASS survey data. As of 2010, the only members of the cluster that are currently identified are 8–13 red supergi ...

                                               

Alpha Scuti

Alpha Scuti, Latinized from α Scuti, is an orange-hued star in the southern constellation of Scutum. Originally part of the Aquila constellation, alpha Scuti was a latter designation of 1 Aquilae. It is faintly visible to the naked eye with an ap ...

                                               

AS 314

AS 314, also known as V452 Scuti, is a white hypergiant star and luminous blue variable candidate located in the constellation of Scutum. It has an apparent magnitude of 9.85 and can be seen with small telescopes.

                                               

Beta Scuti

Beta Scuti, Latinized from β Scuti, is a binary star system in the southern constellation Scutum. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 3.56 mas as seen from Earth, it is located approximately 920 light years from the Sun. The primary component ...

                                               

Delta Scuti

Delta Scuti is a giant star in the southern constellation Scutum. With an apparent visual magnitude of 4.72, it is the fifth-brightest star in this small and otherwise undistinguished constellation. Analysis of the parallax measurements made duri ...

                                               

Eta Scuti

Eta Scuti, Latinized from η Scuti, is a single star in the southern constellation of Scutum, near the constellation border with Aquila. Eta Scuti was a latter designation of 9 Aquilae before the official constellation borders were set in 1922. It ...

                                               

Gamma Scuti

Gamma Scuti, Latinized from γ Scuti, is a single, white-hued star in the southern constellation of Scutum. The apparent visual magnitude of 4.67 indicates this is a dim star but visible to the naked eye. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 10. ...

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