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11 Librae

11 Librae is a giant star in the constellation of Libra.

11 Librae visual magnitude is 4.94. Because of its moderate brightness, 11 Librae should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about 11 Librae:

4.94
Giant
11 Librae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 34°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 11 Librae

11 Librae is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 11 Librae are provided in the following table:

14h 51m 01s
-02° 17’ 57”
352.08°
48.82°
Libra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 11 Librae in the sky:

Finder chart 11 Librae star
Simplified finder chart for 11 Librae.

Visibility of 11 Librae from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 11 Librae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.3°
Max altitude: 36.2°
Azimuth: 267.7°
11 Librae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 11 Librae

The image below is a photograph of 11 Librae from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 11 Librae is 0.084 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.123 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 11 Librae star
DSS2 image of 11 Librae. The red arrow shows the motion of 11 Librae during the next 1000 years (1.40 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.05 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 11 Librae from the Sun and relative movement

11 Librae is distant 216.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 83 kilometers per second.

66.27 pc
216.04 ly
83 km/s
0.084 arcsec/year
-0.123 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 11 Librae

11 Librae belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.83
G8III
4791K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 11 Librae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 11 Librae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 11 Librae

SAO140176
SAO140176