Libra (constellation)

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Libra
Constellation
Libra
AbbreviationLib
GenitiveLibrae
Pronunciation/ˈlbrə/, genitive /ˈlbr/
Seembolismthe balance
Richt ascension15 h
Declination−15°
QuadrantSQ3
Aurie538 sq. deg. (29th)
Main starns4, 6
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
46
Starns wi planets3
Starns brichter than 3.00m2
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)5
Brichtest starnZubeneschamali
(β Lib) (2.61m)
Nearest starnGliese 570
(19.20 ly, 5.89 pc)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersMay 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″