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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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36 Librae

Below the horizon.  Rise: 17:54 | Tran: 21:05 | Set: 0:16
Altitude: -66.3°   Azimuth: 349.2°   Direction: North

36 Librae is a giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Libra.

36 Librae visual magnitude is 5.15. Because of its faintness, 36 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.

36 Librae is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of 36 Librae star
DSS2 image of 36 Librae. The red arrow shows the motion of 36 Librae during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

15h 36m 06s
-28° 07’ 39”

J2000 Coordinates

15h 34m 37s
-28° 02’ 48”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 36 Librae star
Simplified finder chart for 36 Librae.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 36 Librae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 36 Librae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

36 Librae is distant 368.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

113.12 pc
368.78 ly
12 km/s
0.014 arcsec/y
-0.033 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 36 Librae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.0°
Max altitude: 10.5°
Azimuth: 242.0°