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Phoenix Constellation
Constellation Phoenix the Phoenix Star Map

Phoenix, the Phoenix (Phe)


The constellation of Phoenix, the Phoenix, is best viewed in Fall during the month of November. It's brightest star is Ankaa at magnitude 2.40. The boundary of the Phoenix constellation contains 11 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. FEE-nix
      1. Meaning:
      2. Phoenix
      1. Genitive:
      2. Phoenicis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Phe
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Bayer
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ1
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. November
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 0h 44m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -48° 46'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Ankaa  (2.40)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 11

    Galaxies in Phoenix

    The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find galaxies in the constellation Phoenix:

        1. Galaxy name
        2. Catalog #
        3. Galaxy type

      Black Holes in Phoenix

      These are the most well-known smaller (non-supermassive) black holes in the constellation Phoenix. Although black holes cannot be seen directly, the smaller ones are at the center of some star clusters and supernova remnant nebulae, which can be seen. Supermassive black holes are at the center of most galaxies, such as Sagittarius A* at the center of our Milky Way galaxy.

          1. Black hole
          2. Type
          1. HLX-1
          2. intermediate

        Exoplanets in Phoenix

        These are the most notable named exoplanet systems known in the constellation Phoenix. Bear in mind that we will likely discover billions of exoplanets in the years to come.

            1. Host star name
            2. Exoplanet name

          * 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).