Pisces as depicted by Johann Bayer in his Uranometria (1603). Source image provided by www.RareMaps.com — Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.
|Pisces Constellation Profile
|Location: Celestial Equator
||Size/Area: 889 sq. deg.
||Size Rank: 14
|On Meridian: 9pm November 10th
||Best View (North): Autumn
||Best View (South):
|Bordering Constellations: Andromeda, Pegasus, Aquarius, Cetus, Aries, Triangulum
The Myth Behind the Constellation Pisces
When the giant monster Typhon attacked Olympus, Aphrodite and her son, Eros, escaped by jumping into a river, turning into fish, and swimming away. To keep from getting separated the two were connected by a cord.
Pisces Constellation Points of Interest
|Interesting Objects in the Constellation Pisces
Bright Stars in Pisces
There are no stars in Pisces with a magnitude of 3.0 or brighter.