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Volans (abbr. Vol, gen. Volantis)





A small, faint constellation in the south polar region of the sky to the southwest of Carina. See below for details of the constellation's brightest stars.


Volans constellation
Volans. © 2003 Torsten Bronger.
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Stars brighter than magnitude 4.0
Star Visual
mag.
Abs.
mag.
Spectral
type
Distance
(lt-yr)
R.A. (h m s) Dec. ( ° ' '' )
Gamma 3.6     147    
   Gamma-2 3.78 0.60 G8III   07 08 42 -70 29 50
   Gamma-1 5.68 2.41 F2V   07 08 45 -70 29 57
Beta 3.77 1.17 K2III 108 08 25 44 -66 08 13
Zeta 3.93 0.86 K0III 134 07 41 49 -72 36 22
Delta 3.97 -2.56 F6II 660 07 16 50 -67 57 27


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