The Constellation Libra

by Dominic Ford
Libra Libra
The constellation Libra. Roll mouse over to see labels.
Source: Stellarium.

Date First Appeared
Ancient (Roman)
Sky Area
1.3% of the sky
538.1 square degrees
Messier Objects
Libra contains no Messier objects
Caldwell Objects
Libra contains no Caldwell objects
Neighbors
The following constellations neighbor Libra: Centaurus, Hydra, Lupus, Ophiuchus, Scorpius, Serpens Caput, Virgo.
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Brightest Objects in Libra

Stars Open Clusters Globular Clusters Galaxies
Stars Open Clusters Globular Clusters Galaxies
Zubeneschamali (mag 2.6) NGC 5897 (mag 8.6) NGC 5812 (mag 11.2)
Zubenelgenubi (mag 2.7) NGC 5728 (mag 11.3)
σ-Lib (mag 3.3) NGC 5903 (mag 11.5)
υ-Lib (mag 3.6) NGC 5878 (mag 11.5)
τ-Lib (mag 3.7) NGC 5898 (mag 11.5)
γ-Lib (mag 3.9) NGC 5885 (mag 11.7)
θ-Lib (mag 4.1) NGC 5792 (mag 12.0)
HD 132052 (mag 4.5) NGC 5595 (mag 12.0)
ι¹-Lib (mag 4.6) NGC 5861 (mag 12.0)
HD 138716 (mag 4.6) NGC 5915 (mag 12.0)
κ-Lib (mag 4.8) NGC 5597 (mag 12.1)
ε-Lib (mag 4.9) NGC 5796 (mag 13.0)
FX Lib (mag 4.9) NGC 5605 (mag 13.0)
HD 130952 (mag 4.9) NGC 5757 (mag 13.0)
HD 139663 (mag 5.0) NGC 5768 (mag 13.0)
δ-Lib (mag 5.0) NGC 5729 (mag 13.0)
λ-Lib (mag 5.0) NGC 5892 (mag 13.0)
HD 138764 (mag 5.1) NGC 5716 (mag 13.0)
HD 138688 (mag 5.1) NGC 5743 (mag 13.0)
α¹-Lib (mag 5.2) NGC 5756 (mag 13.0)
ν-Lib (mag 5.2) NGC 5791 (mag 13.0)
HD 131430 (mag 5.3) NGC 5793 (mag 13.2)
HD 126218 (mag 5.3) NGC 5809 (mag 14.0)
HD 139446 (mag 5.4) IC 1084 (mag 14.0)
η-Lib (mag 5.4) NGC 5815 (mag 14.0)

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40.74°N
74.17°W
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