Fomalhaut

noun

Definition of Fomalhaut

astronomy
: a white star of the first magnitude that is the brightest star in the constellation Piscis Austrinus
  • An orbiting infrared telescope has found a ring of planets being born around Fomalhaut, a much-studied star in the Southern Hemisphere about 22.8 light years from Earth.
  • International WildlifeMay/June 1984
called also Alpha Piscis Austrini

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First Known Use of fomalhaut

1594


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