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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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16 Librae

Below the horizon.  Rise: 14:06 | Tran: 19:42 | Set: 1:22
Alt: -42.52°   Az: 349.47°   Direction: North

16 Librae is a hypergiant star of spectral class F0 in the constellation of Libra.

16 Librae visual magnitude is 4.49. Because of its moderate brightness, 16 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.

Image of 16 Librae star
DSS2 image of 16 Librae. The red arrow shows the motion of 16 Librae during the next 1000 years (-1.57 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

14h 58m 28s
-04° 26’ 38”
11h 28m 56s
02h 27m 24s

J2000

14h 57m 11s
-04° 20’ 47”

Galactic Coordinates

351.73°
46.27°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 16 Librae star
Simplified finder chart for 16 Librae.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.49
Hypergiant

2.26
F0V
7337K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 16 Librae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 16 Librae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

27.91
90.99
22 km/s
-0.094 arcsec/y
-0.15"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO140240
SAO140240

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 16 Librae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 94.4°
Max altitude: 34.1°
Azimuth: 265.6°