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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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Grus is arguably one of the most beautiful constellations that the southern hemisphere has laid at our proverbial front door.
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ey have never heard of John Evans but are familiar with the Rees name," Gru said.
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