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Volans

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EtymologyEdit

Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. Shortened from Piscis Volans, from Latin piscis volāns (flying fish).

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Volans

  1. (astronomy) A small circumpolar constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a flying fish.

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