Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||18h 43m 31.3s|
|Declination||-08° 16' 31"|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+4.88|
|Distance||523 ± 69 ly
(160 ± 21 pc)
The primary component, Epsilon Scuti A, is a yellow G-type bright giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.88. It has at least three faint companions, two 14th magnitude stars, B and D, separated from the primary by 13.6 and 15.4 arcseconds respectively, and the 13th magnitude C, which is 38 arcseconds away.
Epsilon Scuti was a latter designation of 3 Aquilae.
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