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Alpha1 Librae
DSS image of Alpha1 Librae
Digitized Sky Survey image of Alpha1 Librae, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of Alpha1 Librae
Overlaid DSS image of Alpha1 Librae, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right
α1Lib, αLib B, 8Lib
BD-15 3965, HD 130819, HR 5530, SAO 158836, GSC 06155-01209, HIP 72603, WDS J14509-1603B

Type  Star
Magnitude  5.16
RA (2000)  14h 50' 41.3"
Dec (2000)  15° 59' 50" S
Constellation  Libra
Description  Double with α2Lib

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Feb 29, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 61x

Blue-white, α2Lib is 231" northwest, a very pretty pair in the telescope
Other Data Sources for Alpha1 Librae
Associated objects for Alpha1 Librae
2 objects found within 6'
Alpha2 Librae Zubenelgenubi
Nearby objects for Alpha1 Librae
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.