Piscis Austrinus

Pi·​scis Au·​stri·​nus | \ ˈpī-səs-ȯ-ˈstrī-nəs How to pronounce Piscis Austrinus (audio) \

Definition of Piscis Austrinus

: a southern constellation that is visible south of the constellation Aquarius and that is represented by the figure of a fish Start by aiming your finder scope toward the 3rd-magnitude star Delta Aquarii. Extend a line south to Fomalhaut, the 1st-magnitude star in the constellation Piscis Austrinus— David Higgins, Astronomy, October 1991

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First Known Use of Piscis Austrinus

1639, in the meaning defined above

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“Piscis Austrinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Piscis%20Austrinus. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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