Theta Sculptoris

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Theta Sculptoris
Sculptor constellation map.svg
Red circle.svg
Location of θ Sculptoris (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Sculptor
Right ascension  00h 11m 44.00926s[1]
Declination −35° 07′ 59.2233″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) +5.236±0.005[2]
Spectral type F5V[3]
Proper motion (μ) RA: +169.83[1] mas/yr
Dec.: +114.56[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π)47.00 ± 0.27[1] mas
Distance69.4 ± 0.4 ly
(21.3 ± 0.1 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV)3.52[2]
Mass1.25[2] M
Radius1.40[2] R
Surface gravity (log g)4.25[2] cgs
Temperature6,395[2] K
Metallicity [Fe/H]−0.07[2] dex
Rotational velocity (v sin i)1.0[2] km/s
Other designations
CD-35°42, FK5 6, GC 202, GJ 3013, GSC 06995-01262, HIP 950, HR 35, HD 739, LTT 79, SAO 192388
Database references

Theta Sculptoris (θ Scl, θ Sculptoris) is a star in the constellation Sculptor.

Theta Sculptoris is a yellow-white F-type main sequence dwarf[3] with an apparent magnitude of +5.24.[2] It is approximately 69.4 light years from Earth.[1]


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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Fuhrmann, K.; Chini, R. (2012), "Multiplicity among F-type Stars", The Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 203 (2): 20, Bibcode:2012ApJS..203...30F, doi:10.1088/0067-0049/203/2/30, 30.
  3. ^ a b Gray, R. O.; Corbally, C. J.; Garrison, R. F.; McFadden, M. T.; Bubar, E. J.; McGahee, C. E.; O'Donoghue, A. A.; Knox, E. R. (2006). "Contributions to the Nearby Stars (NStars) Project: Spectroscopy of Stars Earlier than M0 within 40 pc--The Southern Sample". The Astronomical Journal. 132: 161. arXiv:astro-ph/0603770. Bibcode:2006AJ....132..161G. doi:10.1086/504637.