The Bright Stars of New Year's Eve Object Constellation Meaning Mag(v) Altair Aquila Eagle 0.77 Vega Lyra Lyre 0.03 Deneb Cygnus Swan 1.25 Fomalhaut Piscis Austrinus
Southern Fish 1.16 Aldebaran Taurus Bull 0.85 Capella Auriga Charioteer 0.08 Rigel Orion Orion, the Hunter 0.12 Pollux Gemini Twins 1.15 Procyon Canis Minor Smaller Dog 0.34 Sirius Canis Major Larger Dog -1.47 Betelgeuse Orion Orion, the Hunter 0.50 Regulus Leo Lion 1.35 Arcturus Bootes Herdsman -0.04 Spica Virgo Virgin 0.98 Antares Scorpio Scorpion 0.96 Object Spectral Type RA Dec.
far below the Circlet and the Square, but Piscis Austrinus
is uninteresting save for 1st-magnitude Fomalhaut.
The Southern Delta Aquarids are part of a complex of radiants - or the points in the sky where the meteors come from - in the constellations Aquarius, Capricornus and Piscis Austrinus
Fomalhaut is the only 1st-magnitude star among the traditional autumn constellations, and the only bright star in Piscis Austrinus
, the Southern Fish.
IC 1459 (Bennett 129b) is almost 80 million light years away and situated on the boundary between the constellations Grus and Piscis Austrinus
. It is also one of the brightest IC objects listed in catalogues --even brighter than most of the NGC objects in Grus.
PKS 2155-304 is located 1.5 billion light-years away in the southern constellation of Piscis Austrinus
and is usually a detectable but faint gamma-ray source.
He targeted the compact galaxy group Hickson 91 in Piscis Austrinus
that contains several interacting spiral galaxies, including NGC 7214.
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN heavens are now arrayed the dim, water-themed constellations of the Great Celestial Sea: Pisces the Fishes, Cetus the Whale, Eridanus the River, Aquarius the Water Carrier, Piscis Austrinus
the Southern Fish, and Capricornus the Sea Goat.
Estimated to be no more than three times Jupiter's mass, the planet, called Fomalhaut b, orbits the bright southern star Fomalhaut, located 25 light-years away in the constellation Piscis Austrinus
They are, counting from west to east, Capricornus the Goat-Fish, Delphinus the Dolphin, Aquarius the Water Pourer, Piscis Austrinus
the Southern Fish, Pisces the (two) Fishes, Cetus the Sea-Monster, Eridanus the River, Argo the Ship, and Hydra the Water-Serpent.
Below Aquarius's spilling bucket is a dim individual fish, Piscis Austrinus
, the Southern Fish.
Constellations Day Constellation Day Constellation 04 Microscopium 25 Piscis Austrinus
05 Capricorn 26 Aquarius 09 Equuleus 28 Lacerta 13 Indus 29 Grus Date of midnight culmination.