Phoenix the Firebird


Phoenix is said to be the fire bird, the bird that represents the cyclic renewal of the world. According to legend, the birds burns to ashes and then rises again in a new age.

For the Observer

Autumn and Winter Skies

Alpha Phoenix, Ankaa(00h26.1m -42°18') is a 2.3 magnitude class K0 star.

Beta Phoenix (01h06m -46^deg43') is a magnitude 3.3 yellow class G3 star.

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