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Alpha Volantis

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationAlpha Normae
Flamsteed NumberNone
BSC3615
HD78045
ConstellationVolans
Right Ascension9h 2m 27s
Declination-66° 23' 46"
Distance125 light years
38 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.0
Absolute: +1.1
Spectral ClassA2-3IVm White Subgiant
Optimum VisibilityFebruary (Usually visible from southern latitudes)

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A faint white star, of exactly magnitude +4, that lies near Volans' border with Carina.

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