Libra (constellation)

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Libra
Constellation
Libra
Abbreviation Lib
Genitive Librae
Pronunciation /ˈlbrə/, genitive /ˈlbr/
Seembolism the balance
Richt ascension 15 h
Declination −15°
Quadrant SQ3
Aurie 538 sq. deg. (29th)
Main starns 4, 6
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
46
Starns wi planets 3
Starns brichter than 3.00m 2
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 5
Brichtest starn Zubeneschamali
(β Lib) (2.61m)
Nearest starn Gliese 570
(19.20 ly, 5.89 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers May Librids
Borderin
constellations
Serpens Caput
Virgo
Hydra
Centaurus (corner)
Lupus
Scorpius
Ophiuchus
Veesible at latitudes atween +65° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Juin.

Libra /ˈlbrə/ is a constellation o the zodiac. Its name is Laitin for weighin scales, an its seembol is Libra.svg (Unicode ♎). It is fairly faint, wi na first magnitude starns, an lies atween Virgo tae the wast an Scorpius tae the east.

Coordinates: Sky map 15h 00m 00s, −15° 00′ 00″