Piscis Austrinus

The Southern Fish

Abbreviation: PsA
Genitive: Piscis Austrini

The constellation of Piscis Austrinus

Known as the fish as far back as Babylonian times, Piscis Austrinus was portrayed in Greek mythology as swallowing the water poured out by Aquarius.

Notable Features

Designation Name Description
α PsA Fomalhaut This first magnitude star represents the mouth of the fish. It has one discovered exoplanet.
Lacaille 9352 At a distance of just under 11 light years away, this is one of the closest stars to the Sun. At seventh magnitude, however, it is too faint to see with the naked eye.