a S constellation between Mensa and Carina
Origin of Volansfrom Modern Latin (piscis) volans, flying (fish) from L: see fish and volant
A constellation in the polar region of the celestial Southern Hemisphere near Carina and Dorado.
Origin of VolansLatin volāns present participle of volāre to fly
Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. Shortened from Piscis Volans, from Latin piscis volÄns (“flying fish").