1. A small faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Virgo and Scorpius.
2. The seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from September 23 to October 22; Also called: Libra the Balance, Libra the Scales.
Faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere adjoining Scorpius, and represented as the scales of justice. The Sun passes through Libra during Nov. The constellation was once considered to be a part of Scorpius, seen as the scorpion's claws. In astrology, the dates for Libra are between about 23 Sept and 23 Oct (see precession).
Naziv jednog sazvežđa u Zodijaku (između Škorpiona i Device).