49 Librae is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Libra.
49 Librae visual magnitude is 5.47. Because of its reltive faintness, 49 Librae should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 49 Librae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 49 Librae
49 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 49 Librae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 49 Librae in the sky:
Visibility of 49 Librae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 49 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 49 Librae
The image below is a photograph of 49 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 49 Librae is -0.63 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.394 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 49 Librae from the Sun and relative movement
49 Librae is distant 106.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 49 Librae
49 Librae belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 49 Librae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
49 Librae star system properties
49 Librae is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 49 Librae double sysyem: