Grus (constellation)

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Grus
Grus
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List of stars in Grus
Abbreviation: Gru
Genitive: Gruis
Symbology:
Right ascension: 21h 27.4m to 23h 27.1m[1] h
Declination: −36.31° to −56.39°[1]°
Area: 366 sq. deg. (45th)
Main stars: 7
Bayer/Flamsteed stars: 28
Stars known to have planets: 6
Bright stars: 3
Nearby stars: 1
Brightest star: α Gru (Alnair) (1.73m)
Nearest star: Gliese 832 ( ly)
Messier objects: 0
Meteor showers: none
Bordering constellations: Piscis Austrinus
Microscopium
Indus
Tucana
Phoenix
Sculptor
Visible at latitudes between +34° and −90°
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of October


Grus is a constellation in the southern sky.

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