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Gamma Librae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Libra
Right ascension 15h 35m 31.54s
Declination -14° 27' 22.4"
Apparent magnitude (V) +3.91
Absolute magnitude (V) +0.56
Distance 152 ly
(46.63 pc)
Spectral type K0III
Other designations
38 Librae, HR 5787, HD 138905, CD -27 10464, HIP 76333, SAO 159370, FK5 577, GC 20979

Gamma Librae (γ Lib / γ Librae) is a star in the constellation Libra. It has the traditional name Zuben-el-Akrab, meaning "Shears of the Scorpion". The name is a modification of the Arabic al-Zuban al-Aqrab (الزبن العقرب). Alternate modifications of the phrase include Zuben el Hakrabi and Zuben Hakraki.

Gamma Librae belongs to the spectral class K0III, and is of the fourth-magnitude, having apparent magnitude +3.91. It is approximately 152 light years from the Earth.


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