Grus (constellation)

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Grus
Constellation
Grus
AbbreviationGru
GenitiveGruis
Pronunciation/ˈɡrʌs/, or colloquially /ˈɡrs/; genitive /ˈɡr[invalid input: 'ɨ']s/
Symbolismthe crane
Right ascension21h 27.4m to 23h 27.1m[1]
Declination−36.31° to −56.39°[1]
QuadrantSQ4
Area366 sq. deg. (45th)
Main stars7
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
28
Stars with planets6
Stars brighter than 3.00m3
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brightest starα Gru (Alnair) (1.73m)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersnone
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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