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Volans Constellation
Constellation Volans the Flying Fish

Volans, the Flying Fish (Vol)  

(VOH-lanz)


The constellation of Volans, the Flying Fish, is best viewed in Spring during the month of March. It's brightest star is Beta Volantis at magnitude 3.77. The boundary of the Volans constellation contains 3 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. VOH-lanz
      1. Meaning:
      2. Flying Fish
      1. Genitive:
      2. Volantis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Vol
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Bayer
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ2
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. March
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 7h 40m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -69° 37'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Beta Volantis  (3.77m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 3
      1. Triple star systems:
      2. 1
      1. X-ray stars:
      2. 1 stars

    * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

    ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite).