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Piscis Austrinus

Quick Facts

Name:Piscis Austrinus
PIE-siss oss-TRY-nus
Meaning:Southern Fish
Abbreviation:PsA
Genitive:Piscis Austrini
Visible in Latitudes:50° thru -90°
Viewing Season:Fall
Best Seen In:October, 9:00 pm
Transit Date:September 5
Right Ascension:22.29 hours
Declination:-30.7 degrees
Area:245.375 sq. degrees

Star Diagram

Star Diagram: Piscis Austrinus

About Piscis Austrinus

Piscis Austrinus is an ancient constellation, one of the original 48 that appeared in Ptolemy's works. The Southern Fish is thought to be drinking from the urn of water being poured out by nearby Aquarius.

Named Stars

 
NameStar
FomalhautAlpha PsA

Neighboring Constellations

AquariusMicroscopium
CapricornusSculptor
Grus
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