List of Stars in the Scutum Constellation

The Scutum constellation is a very small group formed only by 2 main stars. There are currently 74 discovered stars total in the region inside its perimeter.

The constellation of Scutum represents a shield. It is located in the fourth quadrant of the southern sky.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Scutum constellation and their names as well as some general information about each of them.

Here’s what each of the columns means.

Proper name: This is the common name we give to some of the most prominent stars in the sky. These names have been passed from ancient civilizations and they are usually of Greek or Arabic origin. Due to the number of stars in the universe, most stars discovered these days do not receive a proper name.

Name: The scientific, Latinized name for the star.

Designation: Abbreviation of the scientific name or designation if it doesn’t have one. It is based on the Bayer catalog of stars.

Distance: How far away from Earth the star is. Given in light-years.

Visible magnitude: The brightness of the star as seen from Earth. Also known as apparent magnitude.

Absolute magnitude: The true brightness of the star, regardless of the point of view.

Stellar classification: Classification of the star according to its electromagnetic characteristics.

Proper NameNameDesignationDistance (light-years)Visible magnitudeAbsolute magnitudeStellar classification
Alpha Scutiα Sct174.003.850.21K2III
Beta Scutiβ Sct689.004.22−2.41G5II…
Zeta Scutiζ Sct191.004.660.82K0III
Gamma Scutiγ Sct291.004.67−0.09A1IV/V
Delta Scutiδ Sct187.004.70.91F2IIIp d Del
Eta Scutiη Sct207.004.830.82K1III
Epsilon Scutiε Sct522.004.88−1.14G8II
HD 175156HD 1751561663.005.08−3.46B3II
HD 171391HD 171391290.005.120.38G8III
R ScutiR Sct1405.005.38−2.79K0Ibpvar
V450 ScutiV450 Sct1268.005.47−2.48K3Iab
HD 173638HD 1736385.69F2Ib-II
HD 169033HD 169033612.005.71−0.66B5V
HD 171130HD 171130211.005.741.68A0/A1V
HD 170740HD 170740694.005.77−0.87B2V
HD 172348HD 172348527.005.82−0.22K4III
HD 174464HD 1744641509.005.82−2.51F2Ib
HD 174208HD 1742081489.005.99−2.31K2Ib
V432 ScutiV432 Sct284.006.021.32Ap
HD 172831HD 172831243.006.131.77K0.5III
HD 170547HD 170547579.006.270.02G8II-III
HD 174866HD 174866332.006.271.23A7Vn
HD 169370HD 169370281.006.281.61K0
HD 173093HD 173093227.006.32.09F7V
HD 169009HD 169009343.006.321.21B9.5V
HD 170902HD 170902241.006.362.01A4/A5IV/V
HD 171149HD 171149373.006.361.07A0Vn
HD 172594HD 1725944592.006.4−4.34F2/F3Ib/II
HD 174328HD 1743281638.006.48−2.03K1II/III
HD 171957HD 171957694.006.49−0.15B8II/III
HD 174005HD 174005527.006.490.45A2
HD 169913HD 169913325.006.51.51K0
HD 169454HD 1694546.64B1Ia
S ScutiS Sct1260.006.8C
V496 ScutiV496 Sct7.1
RZ ScutiRZ Sct2260.007.53B3Ib
HD 173219HD 1732197.88B1:V:npe
SS ScutiSS Sct7.9F8
EW ScutiEW Sct1450.007.96G5
V475 ScutiV475 Sct
RU ScutiRU Sct801.008.84G5
RY ScutiRY Sct9.12B1IIIpe
HD 173637HD 1736379.29B1IV
EV ScutiEV Sct9.9G0II
RS ScutiRS Sct860.009.95G0
AS 314AS 31432600.0010.01A3:Ia
X ScutiX Sct1330.0010.07F5…
V443 ScutiV443 Sct10.48
UY ScutiUY Sct10.56M2-4Ia-Iab
UZ ScutiUZ Sct176.3510.91G0 D
CM ScutiCM Sct10.93
TY ScutiTY Sct733.0011F8
V476 ScutiV476 Sct11.1
LS 5039LS 503911.23O(f)N6.5V
V367 ScutiV367 Sct11.58F5II
FR ScutiFR Sct11.6M1:II
MWC 300MWC 30011.6Bpe
BX ScutiBX Sct11.7F6
4U 1850-0874U 1850-08722500.0021
CRL 2136CRL 2136
OH 17.7-2.0OH 17.7-2.0K2/K3:II/III:
OH 26.5+0.6OH 26.5+0.6M
PSR B1829-10PSR B1829-10
PSR B1822-09PSR B1822-09
PSR B1823-13PSR B1823-13
PSR B1828-10PSR B1828-10
PSR J1833-1034PSR J1833-1034
1E 1841-0451E 1841-045
EU ScutiEU Sct
V368 ScutiV368 Sct
V373 ScutiV373 Sct

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