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Zodiac: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 22
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Libra (Scales)

This constellation symbolizes jurisdiction. The Scales are thereby held up by Astraea, the goddess of justice.
This constellation belongs to the zodiac. Its time of the year is between September 24 and October 23. This constellation does not belong to the zodiac. It's brightest star is β Librae.
Neighboring constellations are Virgo, Hydra, Centaurus, Lupus, Scorpius, Ophiucus, and Serpens.
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Latin name:  Libra (Lib)
English name:  Scales
Abbreviation:  Lib
Zodiac:  September 24 - October 23
Brightest star:  β Librae

Objects in Scales

A selection of interesting objects visible with a telescope.
NGC 5793
a galaxy in the constellation Scales
Image credit: NASA, ESA, and E. Perlman (Florida Institute of Technology)
License: creative commons (cc) Attribution 3.0 Unported

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