Piscis Austrinus, the Southern Fish (PsA)
The Southern constellation of Piscis Austrinus, the Southern Fish, is best viewed in Fall during the month of October. It's brightest star is Fomalhaut at magnitude 1.16. The boundary of the Piscis Austrinus constellation contains 6 stars that host known exoplanets.
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- Southern Fish
- Piscis Austrini
- Constellation Family:
- Heavenly Waters
- Best viewing month*:
- Right Ascension (avg):
- 22h 25m
- Declination (avg):
- -31° 34'
- Brightest star:
- Fomalhaut (1.16)
- Stars with planets:
- Messier catalog objects:
- Caldwell catalog objects:
Brightest Stars in Piscis Austrinus
The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Piscis Austrinus by magnitude.
- Spectral class
- Alpha Piscis Austrini (α PsA)
- Epsilon Piscis Austrini (ε PsA)
- Delta Piscis Austrini (δ PsA)
- Beta Piscis Austrini (β PsA)
- Iota Piscis Austrini (ι PsA)
- Gamma Piscis Austrini (γ PsA)
- Mu Piscis Austrini (μ PsA)
- Tau Piscis Austrini (τ PsA)
- Upsilon Piscis Austrini (υ PsA)
- Theta Piscis Austrini (θ PsA)
* Constellation shown for northen hemisphere skies. For the southern hemisphere, constellations appear rotated 180 degrees (upside-down and left-right reversed) from what is shown. Remember that seasons are reversed too - summer in northern latitudes is winter in southern latitudes.
** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite hemisphere).