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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

            * Constellation shown for northen hemisphere skies. For the southern hemisphere, constellations appear rotated 180 degrees (upside-down and left-right reversed) from what is shown. Remember that seasons are reversed too - summer in northern latitudes is winter in southern latitudes.

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