Grus (constellation)

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Grus
Constellation
Grus
Abbreviation Gru
Genitive Gruis
Pronunciation /ˈɡrʌs/, or colloquially /ˈɡrs/; genitive /ˈɡrs/
Seembolism the crane
Richt ascension 21h 27.4m tae 23h 27.1m[1] h
Declination −36.31° to −56.39°[1]°
Quadrant SQ4
Aurie 366 sq. deg. (45th)
Main starns 8
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
28
Starns wi planets 6
Starns brichter than 3.00m 3
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 1
Brichtest starn α Gru (Alnair) (1.73m)
Nearest starn Gliese 832
(16.11 ly, 4.94 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers none
Borderin
constellations
Piscis Austrinus
Microscopium
Indus
Tucana
Phoenix
Sculptor
Veesible at latitudes atween +34° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o October.

Grus (/ˈɡrʌs/, or colloquially /ˈɡrs/) is a constellation in the soothren sky.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Grus, Constellation Boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 

Coordinates: Sky map 22h 00m 00s, −47° 00′ 00″