Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Perseus ←Phoenix: The Phoenix→ Pictor

(possessive form Phoenicis, abbreviation Phe) Link for sharing this page on Facebook
 Phoenix is one of twelve southern constellations mapped by Dutch explorer Frederick de Houtman and navigator Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser in 1595-97, formed into constellations by Dutch astronomer Petrus Plancius, and introduced to the world at large by Johann Bayer in his 1603 Uranometria.

Historical Maps of Phoenix
From Bayer's 1603 Uranometria (Image from the USNO copy of the 1661 edition of Bayer's Uranometria)
Portion of Bayer's Uranometria showing Phoenix

From Bode's 1801 Uranographia (Image Credit and © Tartu Observatory Virtual Museum; used by permission)
Portion of Bode's Uranographia showing the region near Phoenix

Modern Map of Phoenix
Modified version of Wikimedia Commons map by Torsten Bronger
Wikimedia Commons map of Phoenix

Constellations Bordering Phoenix
(to be added in next iteration of this page)

Stars in Phoenix
 Stars that have common names often have multiple names, so the common names shown (if any) cannot be considered authoritative. Right ascension and declination are given in 2000.0 coordinates.

α Phe

β Phe

γ Phe

δ Phe

ε Phe
Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Perseus ←Phoenix: The Phoenix→ Pictor