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Pisces Constellation
Constellation Pisces the Fishes

Pisces, the Fishes (Psc)  

(PICE-eez)


The constellation of Pisces, the Fishes, is best viewed in Fall during the month of November. It's brightest star is Alpherg at magnitude 3.62. The boundary of the Pisces constellation contains 18 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. PICE-eez
      1. Meaning:
      2. Fishes
      1. Genitive:
      2. Piscium
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Psc
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Zodiacal
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ1
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. November
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 0h 53m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 15° 29'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Alpherg  (3.62m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 18
      1. Other:
      2. Barium dwarf star


    * 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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