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Phoenix Constellation
Constellation Phoenix the Phoenix Star Map

Phoenix, the Phoenix (Phe)


The Southern 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

    Brightest Stars in Phoenix

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Phoenix by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Galaxies in Phoenix

      The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find galaxies in the constellation Phoenix. Also see all galaxies.

          1. Galaxy name
          2. Alt name
          3. Galaxy type

        Milky Way Satellites in Phoenix

        Dwarf satellite galaxies that orbit the Milky Way Galaxy located in the constellation Phoenix. Also see all Milky Way satellite galaxies.

            1. Galaxy name
            2. Alt name
            3. Magnitude
            1. Phoenix II

          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. Also see all black holes.

              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. Also see all exoplanets.

                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).