Gamma Volantis

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γ Volantis
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Volans
Right ascension 07h 08m 44.9s
Declination −70° 29′ 56″
Apparent magnitude (V) 3.78 + 5.68
Distance 142 ± 4 ly
(43 ± 1 pc)
Spectral type K0III+F2V
Other designations
HR 2736 + HR 2735, HD 55865 + HD 55864, CP−70 600, FK5 1189, HIP 34481 + HIP 34473, SAO 256374 + SAO 256373,
GC 9514 + GC 9513,
CCDM 07087-7030

Gamma Volantis (γ Vol, γ Volantis) is a binary star in the constellation Volans. It is approximately 142 light years from Earth.

The primary component, designated γ² Volantis, is an orange K-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +3.78. Its companion, γ¹ Volantis, is a yellow-white F-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +5.68. The two stars are 14.1 arcseconds apart in the sky.