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Grus (abbreviation: Gru, genitive: Gruis)





The Crane. Grus is a small southern constellation. It lies south of Pisces Austrinus between R.A. 21h 30m and 23h 25m and Dec. -36° and -56°. See below for details of the constellation's brightest stars.


Grus constellation
Grus. © 2003 Torsten Bronger.
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Stars brighter than magnitude 4.0
Star Visual
mag.
Abs.
mag.
Spectral
type
Distance
(lt-yr)
R.A. (h m s) Dec. ( ° ' '' )
Alpha (Alnair) 1.73 -0.74 B7IV 101 22 08 14 -46 57 40
Beta 2.07v -1.52 M5III 170 22 42 40 -46 53 05
Gamma (Al Dhanab) 3.00 -0.97 B8III 203 21 53 56 -37 21 54
Epsilon 3.49 0.49 A3V 130 22 48 33 -51 19 01
Iota 3.88 0.11 K0III 185 23 10 21 -45 14 48
Delta-1 3.97 -0.87 G6III 296 22 29 16 -43 29 45


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