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Volans

(voh -lanz) (Flying Fish) A small inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Large Magellanic Cloud, the brightest stars being of 3rd magnitude. Abbrev.: Vol; genitive form: Volantis; approx. position: RA 8h, dec –70°; area: 141 sq deg.

Volans

[′vō‚lanz]
(astronomy)
A southern constellation, right ascension 8 hours, declination 70°S. Also known as Flying Fish; Piscis Volans.
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Volans is being used throughout the world, including in the United States, Canada, Australia, France and England.
Volans's material is slight: little rain-showers of pizzicato framed by long sustained high notes, with occasional clicks and tuckets serving to switch the music's direction.
Volans's earlier creative phase was recalled by Etude No.
scorzai se encontro parasitando a Myotis volans. Se le conoce hasta el momento de Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama, Peru y Venezuela (Graciolli 2003), por lo que este material representa un nuevo registro para Mexico.
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Stan Way, prosecuting at Kirklees Magistrates Court, said: "The defendant and the two complainants, (Stephen Volans and Martin Wild), and Ms Harrison were all known to one another.
New records for southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans) in Puebla: management implications in forest management units
L'hippodrome Emir Abdelkader de Zemmouri nous invite aujourd'hui a plancher sur une belle reunion hippique qui aura le merite de reunir au meme rond de presentation quinze coursiers de race Pur Sang qui en decoudront sur la distance de 1900 m dans le prix Volans, qui servira de cadre aux paris Quarte et Quinte.
During our surveys we obtained the 1st acoustic records of Hoary Bat (Lasiurus cinereus) and Long-Legged Myotis (Myotis volans) in Yukon.
The southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans) is a small, nocturnal secondary cavity-nester that inhabits deciduous forests and mixed woodlands of the eastern United States, eastern and southern Mexico, and parts of Central America (Dolan and Carter, 1977; Hall, 1981).