Scutum SCOOT um The Shield
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Scuti 18h 35' 12.3
-8 14' 39
174 3.85 K2III Orange Giant
Beta Scuti 18h 47' 10.4
-4 44' 53
690 4.22 G5II Yellow
Bright Giant
Gamma Scuti 18h 29' 11.7
-14 33' 57
290 4.67 A1IV-V Blue White
Sub Giant
Delta Scuti 18h 42' 16.3
-9 3' 9
187 4.7 v F2III White Giant 4.6 to 4.7 - 4 hrs 40 min
prototype for rare class
of variable stars, pulsing
slightly every few hours
Epsilon Scuti 18h 43' 31.2
-8 16' 31
520 4.88 G8II Yellow
Bright Giant
Zeta Scuti 18h 23' 39.4
-8 56' 4
191 4.66 K0III Orange Giant
Eta Scuti 18h 57' 3.6
-5 50' 46
210 4.83 K1III Orange Giant
R Scuti 18h 47' 28.9
-5 42' 18
1500 4.45 K0Ib Red Supergiant RV Tauri Variable
5-8m semi-regularly
S Scuti 18h 50' 19.9
-7 54' 27
1300 6.70 C5II Orange Bright Giant