Gacrux

Gacrux

(gay -kruks) Another name for Gamma (γ) Crucis. See Crux.
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I think scientists have made their profession more complex than it needs to be by giving stars such preposterous names as Fomalhaut, Gacrux and Miaplacidus.
Gamma Crucis, also known as Gacrux, is an obvious red giant of magnitude 1.59 and a surface temperature of comparatively low 3040 K.