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Constellation Libra
Abbreviation lib
Symbolism Balance
Area 538
Principal Star Zubenelgenubi

The illustration (where available) helps with learning the general pattern of the constellation, the photograph (where available) shows you exactly what the constellation looks like on at typical night with the naked eye. The astronomical chart shows accurate technical data, including location and relative star sizes.

Astronomical Chart from the IAU

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