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Phoenix Constellation
Constellation Phoenix the Phoenix

Phoenix, the Phoenix (Phe)  

(FEE-nix)


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  (2.40m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 11


    * 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).



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