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Piscis Austrinus Constellation
Constellation Piscis Austrinus the Southern Fish

Piscis Austrinus, the Southern Fish (PsA)  

(PICE-iss aw-STRY-nus)


The 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.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. PICE-iss aw-STRY-nus
      1. Meaning:
      2. Southern Fish
      1. Genitive:
      2. Piscis Austrini
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. PsA
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Heavenly Waters
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ4
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. October
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 22h 25m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -31° 34'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Fomalhaut  (1.16m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 6

    * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

    ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite).