ζ3 Librae (zeta3 Librae)
ζ3 Librae is a giant star in the constellation of Libra.
ζ3 Librae visual magnitude is 5.82. Because of its reltive faintness, ζ3 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 ζ3 Librae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ζ3 Librae
ζ3 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 ζ3 Librae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ζ3 Librae in the sky:
Visibility of ζ3 Librae from your location
Today's ζ3 Librae (zeta3 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 ζ3 Librae
The image below is a photograph of ζ3 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 ζ3 Librae is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ζ3 Librae from the Sun and relative movement
ζ3 Librae is distant 564.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ζ3 Librae
ζ3 Librae belongs to spectral class G6
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ζ3 Librae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.