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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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11 Librae

Above the horizon.  Rise: 15:50 | Tran: 21:37 | Set: 3:27
Altitude: 32.0°   Azimuth: 210.6°   Direction: South-South-West

11 Librae is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Libra.

11 Librae visual magnitude is 4.94. Because of its moderate brightness, 11 Librae is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 11 Librae

Finder chart 11 Librae star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about 11 Librae


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


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

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

Alternative designations of 11 Librae


Visibility of 11 Librae from your location

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

Azimuth: 92.3°
Max altitude: 36.2°
Azimuth: 267.7°