A blue-white main sequence star 23 light-years away in the constellation Pisces Austrinus.

Radio Programs

Fomalhaut Grinding up some “dusty” comets Monday, September 21, 2015
Fomalhaut III Taking a look at a possible “dusty” planet Friday, October 3, 2014
Fomalhaut II Faint companions for a bright star Thursday, October 2, 2014
Fomalhaut Watching one of the “guardians of heaven” Wednesday, October 1, 2014
More Fomalhaut A giant planet of mystery Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Fomalhaut Surprises from a well-studied star Monday, October 14, 2013
More Fomalhaut Cometary chaos around a young star Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Fomalhaut The lonely “Autumn Star” Monday, September 17, 2012
Sparkly Rings Bright rings for a distant planet Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Celestial Sea The Moon takes a dip in the sea Thursday, October 21, 2010
Planet Names The unromantic names of distant planets Thursday, September 30, 2010

Featured Images

Fomalhaut in early October
Lonely Star Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Hubble Space Telescope images of the Fomalhaut star system
Giant Planet of Mystery Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Infrared image of the star Fomalhaut (center) and surround debris ring
Messy Building Zone Tuesday, September 18, 2012


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