(June, July schedule)
Libra constellation is spring-summer constellation and it is in best position for evening observing in June when it is low on the southern sky. We will observe it in June when it is in best position for evening observing and in July when it is low on the southwestern sky.
Double and multiple stars
Alpha Librae - Its name is Zubenelgenubi. Its distance is about 75 light years from the Earth. The brighter component has visual magnitude on the sky 2.7. It is spectroscopic binary star system. The dimmer component has visual magnitude on the sky 5.2 and it is also spectroscopic binary star. These two stars are separated on the sky by 230 arc seconds. That means their real separation is pretty big in the space, but they move through the space together and thus can be considered companions.
Deep sky objects
(will be observed only from dark location outside of the city)