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Libra Constellation
Constellation Libra the Balance Star Map

Libra, the Balance (Lib)


The Southern constellation of Libra, the Balance, is best viewed in Summer during the month of June. It's brightest star is Zubeneschamali at magnitude 2.61. The boundary of the Libra constellation contains 8 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. LIB-bru
      1. Meaning:
      2. Balance
      1. Genitive:
      2. Librae
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Lib
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Zodiacal
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ3
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. June
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 15h 11m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -15° 33'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Zubeneschamali  (2.61)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 8

    Brightest Stars in Libra

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Libra by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Double Stars in Libra

      These are the brightest and easiest-to-find double, triple, and quadruple star systems in the constellation Libra. Also see all star clusters.

          1. Star system
          2. Magnitudes
          3. Type
          1. Alpha Librae
          2. 2.7, 5.2
          3. double

        Star Clusters in Libra

        The most notable and easy-to-find star clusters in the constellation Libra . Also see all star clusters.

            1. Star cluster
            2. Catalog #
            3. Cluster type

          Galaxies in Libra

          The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find galaxies in the constellation Libra. Also see all galaxies.

              1. Galaxy name
              2. Alt name
              3. Galaxy type

            * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

            ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite).