Pisces (constellation)

Pisces is a constellation o the zodiac. Its name is the Laitin plural for fish, an its sembol is ♓ . It lies atween Aquarius tae the wast an Aries tae the east. The ecliptic an the celestial equator intersect within this constellation an in Virgo.

Pisces
Constellation
Pisces
AbbreviationPsc
GenitivePiscium
Pronunciation/ˈpsz/, genitive /ˈpɪʃiəm/
Seembolismthe Fishes
Richt ascension1 h
Declination+15°
QuadrantNQ1
Aurie889 sq. deg. (14t)
Main starns18
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
86
Starns wi planets13
Starns brichter than 3.00m0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)8
Brichtest starnη Psc (3.62m)
Nearest starnVan Maanen's Star
(14.07 ly, 4.31 pc)
Messier objects1
Meteor showersPiscids
Borderin
constellations
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −65°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o November.

Coordinates: Sky map 01h 00m 00s, +15° 00′ 00″