16 Librae is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Libra.
16 Librae visual magnitude is 4.49. Because of its moderate brightness, 16 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 16 Librae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 16 Librae
16 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 16 Librae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 16 Librae in the sky:
Visibility of 16 Librae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 16 Librae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 16 Librae
The image below is a photograph of 16 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 16 Librae is -0.094 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.15 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 16 Librae from the Sun and relative movement
16 Librae is distant 90.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 16 Librae
16 Librae belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 16 Librae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.