50 Librae is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Libra.
50 Librae visual magnitude is 5.55. Because of its reltive faintness, 50 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 50 Librae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 50 Librae
50 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 50 Librae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 50 Librae in the sky:
Visibility of 50 Librae from your location
Today's 50 Librae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 50 Librae
The image below is a photograph of 50 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 50 Librae is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 50 Librae from the Sun and relative movement
50 Librae is distant 459.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 50 Librae
50 Librae belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 50 Librae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.