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

DSS image of Zubenelgenubi
Overlaid DSS image of Zubenelgenubi, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right
Alpha Librae, αLib
WDS J14509-1603

Type  Double Star
Magnitude  2.7
Size  
RA (2000)  14h 50' 52.8"
Dec (2000)  16° 2' 30" S
Constellation  Libra
Description  Double with α1Lib and α2Lib

Observing Notes

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

A beautiful double, both blue-white with a 2.8/5.2 a difference of two full magnitudes and 3.8' of separation, the companion is northwest of the primary
Other Data Sources for Zubenelgenubi
Associated objects for Zubenelgenubi
2 objects found within 6'
Alpha1 Librae Alpha2 Librae
Nearby objects for Zubenelgenubi
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.