Beta Piscis Austrini
Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||22h 31m 30.29s|
|Declination||−32° 20′ 45.7″|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+4.29|
Beta Piscis Austrini (Beta PsA, β Piscis Austrini, β PsA) is a multiple star system in the constellation Piscis Austrinus, with an apparent magnitude of +4.29. The primary component is a white A-type main sequence star. It is approximately 148 light years from Earth and the secondary is a yellow G1 main sequence star.
Beta Piscis Austrini is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 14.4 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 23,900 and 28,300 light years from the center of the Galaxy.
- Beta Piscis Austrini (HIP 111188)[permanent dead link]
- Richard Hinckley Allen: Star Names — Their Lore and Meaning: Piscis Australis, the Southern Fish
- Tien Kang was possibly derived from 天綱 (Tiān Gāng) meaning Materials for Making Tents. AEEA opinion is, δ Piscis Austrini marking itself and stand alone in this asterism. See (Chinese) AEEA (Activities of Exhibition and Education in Astronomy) 天文教育資訊網 2006 年 7 月 6 日.
- Kaler, Jim (12 November 2009). "Beta PsA".
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