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Libra boasts the only green star ... or does it?

8 Jul 2009, 07:07 UTC
Libra boasts the only green star ... or does it?
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In early July, the constellation Libra appears at its highest in the south about an hour after sunset. Libra – the Scales – is the only zodiacal constellation that doesn’t represent a living thing. One of its chief stars, Zubeneschamali, is said by many stargazers to appear green in color. Meanwhile, professional astronomers say stars can’t appear green. Does this star look green to you?
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