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Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||18h 47m 10.5s|
|Declination||−04° 44′ 52″|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+4.22|
|Distance||690 ± 115 ly
(211 ± 35 pc)
Beta Scuti (β Sct, β Scuti) is a star in the constellation Scutum. It is approximately 690 light years from Earth. The primary star is radiating about 1,270 times the luminosity of the Sun from its outer atmosphere at an effective temperature of 4,622 K. The star is a yellow G-type bright giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.22.
Beta Scuti was a latter designation of 6 Aquilae.
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