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Grus

(grus, grûs) (Crane) A fairly conspicuous but isolated constellation in the southern hemisphere, the two brightest stars, Alpha (α) Gruis, or Alnair (a blue main sequence star) and Beta (β) Gruis, or Al Dhanab (a red giant), being of 1st and 2nd magnitude respectively. Abbrev.: Gru; genitive form: Gruis; approx. position: RA 22.5h, dec –50°; area: 366 sq deg.

grus

[grüs]
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Grus

[grüs]
(astronomy)
A constellation, right ascension 22 hours, declination 45°S. Also known as Crane.
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