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Sculptor Constellation
Constellation Sculptor the Sculptor

Sculptor, the Sculptor (Scl)  

(SCULP-ter)


The constellation of Sculptor, the Sculptor, is best viewed in Fall during the month of November. It's brightest star is Alpha Sculptoris at magnitude 4.30. The boundary of the Sculptor constellation contains 6 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. SCULP-ter
      1. Meaning:
      2. Sculptor
      1. Genitive:
      2. Sculptoris
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Scl
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. LaCaille
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ1
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. November
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 1h 0m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -38° 31'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Alpha Sculptoris  (4.30m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 6

    * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

    ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite).