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Epsilon Scuti

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Magnitude  4.88
Apparent magnitude (V)  4.88
Constellation  Scutum
Epsilon Scuti

Similar  Alpha Scuti, Delta Scuti, Lambda Aquilae, NGC 6712, IC 1295

Epsilon Scuti (ε Sct, ε Scuti) is a star system in the constellation Scutum. It is approximately 540 light years from Earth.

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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