Constellation Location

The star Fomalhaut ("Mouth of the Fish"), 13 times the brightness of the Sun, resides in the constellation, Piscis Austrinus, or the Southern Fish.


NASA, ESA and A. Feild (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Release date:22 June 2005, 19:00
Size:1324 x 1268 px

About the Object

Name:Fomalhaut, HD 216956, Piscis Austrinus
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable
• Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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