Sculptor


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sculptor

(feminine), sculptress
a person who practises sculpture

Sculptor

(skulp -ter, -tor) An inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near Grus, the brightest stars being of 4th magnitude. R Sculptoris is an intense scarlet variable star. The south galactic pole lies in Sculptor and many faint galaxies can be observed. Abbrev.: Scl; genitive form: Sculptoris; approx. position: RA 0.5h, dec –30°; area: 475 sq deg.

Sculptor

 

a constellation in the southern sky; it contains no stars brighter than 4.0 visual stellar magnitude. The south galactic pole is located in Sculptor. The best conditions for observing Sculptor are in September and October, when the constellation is completely visible in the southern regions of the USSR and partially visible in the central regions.

Sculptor

[′skəlp·tər]
(astronomy)
A southern constellation, right ascension 0 hours, declination 30° south. Also known as Sculptor's Apparatus; Workshop.
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