List of Stars in the Volans Constellation

The Volans constellation is formed by 6 main stars. There are currently 47 discovered stars total in the region inside its perimeter.

The constellation of Volans represents a flying fish. It is found in the second quadrant of the southern sky.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Volans constellation and their names as well as some general information about each of them.

Here’s what each of the columns means.

Proper name: This is the common name we give to some of the most prominent stars in the sky. These names have been passed from ancient civilizations and they are usually of Greek or Arabic origin. Due to the number of stars in the universe, most stars discovered these days do not receive a proper name.

Name: The scientific, Latinized name for the star.

Designation: Abbreviation of the scientific name or designation if it doesn’t have one. It is based on the Bayer catalog of stars.

Distance: How far away from Earth the star is. Given in light-years.

Visible magnitude: The brightness of the star as seen from Earth. Also known as apparent magnitude.

Absolute magnitude: The true brightness of the star, regardless of the point of view.

Stellar classification: Classification of the star according to its electromagnetic characteristics.

Proper NameNameDesignationDistance (light-years)Visible magnitudeAbsolute magnitudeStellar classification
Gamma2 Volantisγ2 Vol1423.620.59G8IIIvar
Beta Volantisβ Vol1083.771.17K2IIIvar
Zeta Volantisζ Vol1343.930.86K0III
Delta Volantisδ Vol6603.97−2.56F6II
Alpha Volantisα Vol1244.001.09A5Vm
Epsilon Volantisε Vol5604.35−2.12B6IV
24 G. Volantis24 G. Vol2965.060.27K1III
6 G. Volantis6 G. Vol2905.180.44K3III
Theta Volantisθ Vol2395.190.86A0V
Eta Volantisη Vol3565.280.09A0/A1IV/V
Kappa1 Volantisκ1 Vol3905.33−0.06B9III/IV
43 G. Volantis43 G. Vol1715.341.74F5IV
Iota Volantisι Vol5585.41−0.76B7IV
30 G. Volantis30 G. Vol2855.510.8A0V
Kappa2 Volantisκ2 Vol3955.630.21A0p
Gamma1 Volantisγ1 Vol1475.682.41F2
19 G. Volantis19 G. Vol4585.780.04B9V
45 G. Volantis45 G. Vol7625.89−0.95M1III
28 G. Volantis28 G. Vol3585.950.75G8/K0III
41 G. Volantis41 G. Vol1986.032.12A9V
4 G. Volantis4 G. Vol6296.10−0.33K3III
44 G. Volantis44 G. Vol31656.10−3.84A3m…
33 G. Volantis33 G. Vol3816.110.77G8III
18 G. Volantis18 G. Vol4036.160.7A0IV/V
15 G. Volantis15 G. Vol9596.33−1.01B9IV + B9IV
20 G. Volantis20 G. Vol4096.330.84A3III
40 G. Volantis40 G. Vol10526.33−1.21K3III:
3 G. Volantis3 G. Vol4206.360.81G8III
17 G. Volantis17 G. Vol6486.37−0.12G6/G8III
12 G. Volantis12 G. Vol6816.38−0.22K5III
7 G. Volantis7 G. Vol5016.470.54K0III
11 G. Volantis11 G. Vol2536.492.04A3V
2 G. Volantis2 G. Vol4336.500.88K1IIICN…
13 G. Volantis13 G. Vol5476.590.42A1/2V
1 G. Volantis1 G. Vol4456.701.08B9.5/A0V
32 G. Volantis32 G. Vol6886.710.61K0/1III
21 G. Volantis21 G. Vol9616.74-0.42B8III
31 G. Volantis31 G. Vol3576.811.58A2V
14 G. Volantis14 G. Vol13436.87-1.23B8V
HD 76920HD 769206037.80K1III
HD 76700HD 767001958.134.25G6V
R VolantisR Vol27288.70-0.91CVIIe+
HD 68402HD 684022549.11G5IV/V
S VolantisS Vol3130.712.973.06M4IIIe
L 97-12L 97-1225.82214.09DA9.0
RR VolantisRR Vol12102.2815.932.78A9V
UY VolantisUY Vol26,00016.902.39M

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