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Alpha Crucis

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Acrux, also known as Alpha Crucis is a star system in the Crux constellation. All stars are blue and hot. The stars are called Alpha Crucis A, Alpha Crucis B, and HR 4729. Alpha Crucis A is 25,000 times brighter than the Sun. Alpha Crucis B is 16,000 times brighter than the Sun.[1]

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  1. Kaler, James B., ed. (15 February 2019). The Hundred Greatest Stars. Springer New York. pp. 4–5. doi:10.1007/0-387-21625-1_2 – via Springer Link.