ξ1 Librae (xi1 Librae)
ξ1 Librae is a giant star in the constellation of Libra.
ξ1 Librae visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, ξ1 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 ξ1 Librae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ξ1 Librae
ξ1 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 ξ1 Librae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ξ1 Librae in the sky:
Visibility of ξ1 Librae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's ξ1 Librae (xi1 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 ξ1 Librae
The image below is a photograph of ξ1 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 ξ1 Librae is -0.052 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ξ1 Librae from the Sun and relative movement
ξ1 Librae is distant 364.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ξ1 Librae
ξ1 Librae belongs to spectral class G7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ξ1 Librae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.