Volans, “The Flying Fish” was created by Dutch navigators Pieter Dirkszoon and Frederick de Houtman at the end of the sixteenth century. These fish were seen flying out of the water as they were being pursued by dolphinfish. Both types of fish were depicted in the southern sky, with Dorado chasing Volans.
Volans Constellation Points of Interest
Interesting stars and objects.
Bright Stars in Volans
There are no stars in Volans with a magnitude of 3.0 or brighter.