Fomalhaut

Brightest star in Pisces

What Is It

It is a Main Sequence star in the constellation Pisces that was discovered even before Ptolemy. This is possible because we can see it with our naked eyes.

Facts About It

It has a mass of 1.92 times our sun, it has a radius 1.842 times our sun's. It is 25 light years away from Earth. It measures at 8590 degrees Kelvin with a luminosity of 16.63L.
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Fun Facts About It.

It has a visible exo-planet, it is very young, only 100-300 million years old. Ptolemy came up with the modern name for it. It will eventually explode into a supernova.

Also it looks like the eye of Sauron.

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