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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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θ Sculptoris (theta Sculptoris)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:17 | Tran: 7:08 | Set: 8:58
Altitude: 1.3°   Azimuth: 197.8°   Direction: South-South-West

θ Sculptoris is a main-sequence star of spectral class F4 in the constellation of Sculptor.

θ Sculptoris visual magnitude is 5.25. Because of its faintness, θ 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 θ Sculptoris

Finder chart θ Sculptoris (theta Sculptoris) star
Simplified finder chart for θ Sculptoris (theta Sculptoris).

θ 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 θ Sculptoris are provided in the following table:

00h 11m 44s
-35° 07’ 59”
Image of θ Sculptoris (theta Sculptoris) star
DSS2 image of θ Sculptoris. The red arrow shows the motion of θ Sculptoris during the next 1000 years (2.88 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.98 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about θ Sculptoris


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


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

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

Distance of θ Sculptoris from the Sun and relative movement

θ Sculptoris is distant 71.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

21.81 pc
71.10 ly
-2 km/s
0.173 arcsec/year
0.119 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of θ Sculptoris

θ Sculptoris
(theta Sculptoris)

Visibility of θ Sculptoris from your location

Today's θ Sculptoris (theta Sculptoris) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 125.1°
Max altitude: 3.4°
Azimuth: 234.9°