Piscis Australis
Southern South"ern (?; 277), a. [AS. s[=u][eth]ern. See {South}.] Of or pertaining to the south; situated in, or proceeding from, the south; situated or proceeding toward the south. [1913 Webster]

{Southern Cross} (Astron.), a constellation of the southern hemisphere containing several bright stars so related in position as to resemble a cross.

{Southern Fish} (Astron.), a constelation of the southern hemisphere ({Piscis Australis}) containing the bright star Fomalhaut.

{Southern States} (U.S. Hist. & Geog.), the States of the American Union lying south of Pennsylvania and the Ohio River, with Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Before the Civil War, Missouri also, being a slave State, was classed as one of the Southern States. [1913 Webster]


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  • Piscis Australis — noun Another name for the constellation Piscis Austrinus …   Wiktionary

  • Piscis Australis — Pisces Austrinus …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Piscis Austrinus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Piscis austrinus Nombre Latino Piscis austrinus Abreviatura PsA …   Wikipedia Español

  • Piscis Austrinus — [ô strā′lispis′is ô strī′nəs, pī′sis] n. a S constellation between Grus and Aquarius containing the bright star Fomalhaut: also called Piscis Australis [ô strā′lis] …   English World dictionary

  • Piscis Austrinus — Infobox Constellation name = Piscis austrinus abbreviation = PsA genitive = Piscis Austrini symbology = the Southern Fish RA = 22 dec= −30 areatotal = 245 arearank = 60th numbermainstars = 7 numberbfstars = 21 numberstarsplanets = 2… …   Wikipedia

  • Piscis Austrinus — the Southern Fish, a constellation in the southern autumn sky. Represents the Babylonian fish god Oannes (q.v.) and was sacred to the Egyptians. Also called Piscis Australis. See also Fomalhaut …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • PISCIS — I. PISCIS Graecis dictus Νότιος, i. e. Australis, ut et Hygino in Poet. Astron. et Ciceroni in Arateis; Germanici Interpreti Magnus, qui de eo sic scribit. Piscis magnus, cuius nepotes dicuntur Pisces. qui in circulo Zodiaco constituti sunt,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Delta Piscis Austrini — Constelación Piscis Austrinus Ascensión recta α 22h 55min 56,90s Declinación δ 32º 32’ 22,7’’ Distancia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Beta Piscis Austrini — Constelación Piscis Austrinus Ascensión recta α 22h 31min 30,33s Declinación δ 32º 20’ 45,9’’ Distancia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Corona Australis — Constellation List of stars in Corona Australis Abbreviation CrA Genitive Coronae Australis / Coronae Austrinae …   Wikipedia

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