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Zodiac: Cancer
Jun 22 - Jul 22
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R Sculptoris

R Sculptoris is a carbon star (C) in the constellation of Sculptor.
This carbon star is a luminous red giant. Ordinary stars have more oxygen in their atmosphere than carbon. In contrast, carbon stars have more carbon than oxygen in their atmosphere. Those carbon compounds give the star its strikingly ruby red appearance.
 
It is also a variable star with a pulsation period of around 376 days. The star is shedding its outer atmosphere. It is surrounded by a thin shell of dust and gas that was created during the most recent thermal pulse some 2000 years ago.
Declination
-32.5431°
Right ascension
1h 26m 58.1s (21.74208°)
The magnitude (brightness) is measured on a logarithmic scale. Small numbers mean bright stars: A star with a brightness of 1 mag is 100 times brighter that an star with 6 mag.
Magnitude
6.9 mag
The distance is measured in light years (LY). A light year is the distance, that light travels within one year. 1 LJ is equal to about 5,878,630,000,000 miles.
Distance
1,5461,546 ly
Tycho-Identifier
7002:1357:1
HIP-Identifier
6759
Spectral type
C
Color index
2.45
Every star belongs to a constellation, and 12 of those constellations are part of the zodiac.
Constellation
Sculptor (Sculptor)

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7002013571005542610139664261740600010110 (download meta data)
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This object was minted. You can purchase the Non-Fungible Token (NFT). An NFT is a digital asset, a proof-of-ownership in the Ethereum blockchain. Once you purchased the NFT, your ownership will be documented on Staracle. You can trade the NFT on online market places like OpenSea, since it is a digital asset according to the OpenZeoppelin ERC721 standard. Read more on our NFTs here.
This star was minted. You can purchase the Non-Fungible Token (NFT). An NFT is a digital asset, a proof-of-ownership in the Ethereum blockchain. Once you purchased the NFT, your ownership will be documented on Staracle. You can trade the NFT on online market places like OpenSea, since it is a digital asset according to the OpenZeoppelin ERC721 standard. Read more on our NFTs here.
Artist impression of R Sculptoris, showing its ruby red appearance.
Image credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA).
License: Public Domain
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