Eta Sculptoris

Stellar classification



  • X 19
  • Y -448
  • Z 54
→ Sol: 452

Object type

  • Long-period variable star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • Variable Star
simbad:* eta Scl


Eta Sculptoris (η Scl, η Sculptoris) is a star in the constellation Sculptor. It is a red M-type red giant approximately 450 light years from Earth. It is classified as a semiregular variable and its apparent magnitude fluctuates between +4.80 and +4.90. It pulsates with multiple periods of 22.7, 23.5, 24.6, 47.3, 128.7 and 158.7 days.

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