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Piscis Austrinus

Southern Fish
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Pisces Austrinus is a small constellation that lies south of Aquarius and is seen to be a fish that is drinking from the waters poured by Aquarius. The brightest star in Pisces Austrinus is named Formalhaut, or the Fish’s Mouth. From North America, Formalhaut is seen rising in the southeast when Capella, in Auriga, rises in the northeast.