Pisces (constellation)

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Pisces
Constellation
Pisces
AbbreviationPsc
GenitivePiscium
Pronunciation/ˈpsz/, genitive /ˈpɪʃiəm/
Symbolismthe Fishes
Right ascension1
Declination+15
QuadrantNQ1
Area889 sq. deg. (14th)
Main stars18
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
86
Stars with planets13
Stars brighter than 3.00m0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)8
Brightest starη Psc (3.62m)
Messier objects1
Meteor showersPiscids
Bordering
constellations
Visible at latitudes between +90° and −65°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of November.

Pisces is a constellation located on the celestial equator.

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