Sculptor is located south of Deneb Kaitos of the constellation Cetus and east of Formalhaut of the constellation Piscis Austrinus. It is inconspicuous and consists only of stars just under 4.5th size class. The area covered by the constellation in the sky is 475 square degrees and the center culminates around midnight on September 27th. [9, 15]
Deep-Sky Object Descriptions
Sculptor is one of the nondescript, almost forgotten constellations introduced by Lacaille in 1752. Its original name was L'atelier du Sculpteur (the sculptor's studio). Why it should remind of this remains unclear.