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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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2 Librae

Below the horizon.  Rise: 14:35 | Tran: 19:32 | Set: 0:29
Alt: -21.61°   Az: 81.73°   Direction: East

2 Librae is a giant star of spectral class G7 in the constellation of Libra.

2 Librae visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its faintness, 2 Librae is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of 2 Librae star
DSS2 image of 2 Librae. The red arrow shows the motion of 2 Librae during the next 10000 years (-1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

14h 24m 45s
-11° 49’ 28”
16h 40m 11s
07h 04m 56s

J2000

14h 23m 25s
-11° 42’ 51”

Galactic Coordinates

335.82°
45.2°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 2 Librae star
Simplified finder chart for 2 Librae.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.21
Giant

1.18
G7III
4767K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 2 Librae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 2 Librae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

2 Librae is distant 330.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

101.32
330.29
-1 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/y
-0.058"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO158528
SAO158528

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 2 Librae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 101.8°
Max altitude: 26.7°
Azimuth: 258.2°