School enhancing; Level astrologian 2
Casting Time 1 standard action
Range close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Area cone-shaped emanation
Duration concentration, up to 1 min./level (D)
Saving Throw Fortitude negates (object); Spell Resistance yes (object)
You can determine whether a creature, object (including magical items), or area is affected by a curse. You can determine the exact type of curse and its effects with a DC 20 Knowledge (arcana) check.
This spell does not function when used on an artifact. The spell can penetrate barriers, but 1 foot of stone, 1 inch of common metal, a thin sheet of lead, or 3 feet of wood or dirt blocks it. If the item touched has a curse invoked by touching it, you immediately know about the curse while possibly being affected by it.