Epoch J2000 Equinox J2000
|Right ascension||15h 00m 58.4s|
|Declination||−08° 31′ 08.0″|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||4.43|
|Variable type||Eclipsing binary|
Delta Librae (δ Librae, δ Lib) is a variable star in the constellation Libra. It has the traditional name Zuben Elakribi, a variant of the traditional name of Gamma Librae. With μ Vir it forms one of the Akkadian lunar mansions Mulu-izi (meaning "Man-of-fire").
δ Lib is approximately 300 light years from the Earth and belongs to the spectral class B9.5V. It is an eclipsing binary star, with a period of 2.3272 days. Its apparent magnitude varies from 4.43m to 5.81m.
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