1. Image of: A scale
2. Right ascension: 15 h
3. Declination: - 15 degrees
4. Quadrant: SQ3
5. Latitudes visible at: Between +65 degrees and -90 degrees
6. Time best visible: June
7. Area of sky covered: 538 square degrees
8. Rank in constellation size: 29th
9. Stars: Alpha Librae (Zubenelgenubi), Beta Librae (Zubeneschamali), Gamma Librae (Zubenelakrab), Sigma Librae (Brachium), Theta Librae, Tau Librae, Upsilon Librae, 48 Lib, HD 135051, HD 133670, HD 134700, HD 135207, HD 131977
10. Other objects in the constellation: NGC 5897 (Globular Cluster)
11. Brightest star: Gamma Librae (Zubenelakrab, with a magnitude of 2.6)
12. Nearest star: HD 131977, about 19.3 light years away
13: Meteor showers: May Librids (May 1 to 9, with a peak on May 6)
14. Mythology: Libra originally formed a portion of the claws of Scorpio. It's the only Zodiac to not represent a living creature. According to Greek mythology, Libra is said to depict the scales held by Astaea, the goddess of justice.
15. Historical significance: Originally representing the claws of a scorpion, the Mesopotamians hung a scale's arm and pans without a stand. Instead, they tied the midpoint of the arm with a string resembling a scorpion hung by its tail.
16. Symbolic significance: The star Gamma Librae's is derived from the Arabic zubānā (meaning both “weighing scale" and “scorpion").
17. Position in the Zodiac: Seventh
18. Traits associated with Libra in astrology: diplomatic, romantic, indecisive, gullible