The object, apparently a (highly eroded) fragment of an autonomous vessel, was dated by photoluminescence, micrometeoroid impact and cosmic ray degradation rates
Multiple systemDistance from Sol 89.5 ly Constellation; Originally Sculptor, this star has since moved into Fornax. Primary Epsilon Sculptoris A Type F-type subgiant Secondary Epsilon Sculptoris B, 126 AU distant Type G5v Tertiary Epsilon Sculptoris C 900 AU distant Type M6v Quarternary Epsilon Sculptoris D 2500 AU distant Type M5v
The first alien artifact, a fragmentary hull of a robotic satellite, was discovered here in 1460 AT. This artifact was 196 million years old, a relic of the unnamed species HIE636MZE.