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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

ε Sculptoris (epsilon Sculptoris)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:22 | Tran: 8:57 | Set: 12:32
Altitude: -6.7°   Azimuth: 122.5°   Direction: East-South-East

ε Sculptoris is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class F1 in the constellation of Sculptor.

ε Sculptoris visual magnitude is 5.31. Because of its faintness, ε Sculptoris is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ε Sculptoris

Finder chart ε Sculptoris (epsilon Sculptoris) star
Simplified finder chart for ε Sculptoris (epsilon Sculptoris).

ε Sculptoris is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of ε Sculptoris are provided in the following table:

01h 45m 38s
-25° 03’ 08”
Image of ε Sculptoris (epsilon Sculptoris) star
DSS2 image of ε Sculptoris. The red arrow shows the motion of ε Sculptoris during the next 1000 years (2.70 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.95 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about ε Sculptoris


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where ε Sculptoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ε Sculptoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

ε Sculptoris star system properties

ε Sculptoris is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the ε Sculptoris double sysyem:

4.9 arcsec

Distance of ε Sculptoris from the Sun and relative movement

ε Sculptoris is distant 89.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

27.43 pc
89.41 ly
15 km/s
0.162 arcsec/year
-0.057 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of ε Sculptoris

ε Sculptoris
(epsilon Sculptoris)

Visibility of ε Sculptoris from your location

Today's ε Sculptoris (epsilon Sculptoris) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.1°
Max altitude: 13.5°
Azimuth: 244.9°