Phoenix (constellation)

Phoenix is a minor constellation in the soothren sky.

Phoenix
Constellation
Phoenix
AbbreviationPhe
GenitivePhoenicis
Pronunciation
Seembolismthe Phoenix
Richt ascension23h 26.5m tae 02h 25.0m[1] h
Declination−39.31° tae −57.84°[1]°
QuadrantSQ1
Aurie469 sq. deg. (37th)
Main starns4
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
25
Starns wi planets10
Starns brichter than 3.00m1
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brichtest starnα Phe (Ankaa) (2.40m)
Nearest starnGliese 915
(27.24 ly, 8.35 pc)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersPhoenicids
Borderin
constellations
Veesible at latitudes atween +32° an −80°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o November.

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Phoenix, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 23 August 2012.

Coordinates:   00h 00m 00s, −50° 00′ 00″