Grus (constellation)

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Grus (, or colloquially ) is a constellation in the southern sky.wikipedia
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Phoenix (constellation)

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The constellations Grus, Pavo, Phoenix and Tucana are collectively known as the "Southern Birds".
The constellations Phoenix, Grus, Pavo and Tucana, are known as the Southern Birds.

Pavo (constellation)

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The constellations Grus, Pavo, Phoenix and Tucana are collectively known as the "Southern Birds".
The constellations Pavo, Grus, Phoenix and Tucana are collectively known as the "Southern Birds".

Alpha Gruis

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The constellation's brightest star, Alpha Gruis, is also known as Alnair and appears as a 1.7-magnitude blue-white star.
Alpha Gruis, Latinized from α Gruis, officially named Alnair, is a single star in the southern constellation of Grus.

Piscis Austrinus

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French explorer and astronomer Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille gave Bayer designations to its stars in 1756, some of which had been previously considered part of the neighbouring constellation Piscis Austrinus. The stars that form Grus were originally considered part of the neighbouring constellation Piscis Austrinus (the southern fish), with Gamma Gruis seen as part of the fish's tail.
The stars of the modern constellation Grus once formed the "tail" of Piscis Austrinus.

Tucana

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The constellations Grus, Pavo, Phoenix and Tucana are collectively known as the "Southern Birds".
The constellations Tucana, Grus, Phoenix and Pavo are collectively known as the "Southern Birds".

Beta Gruis

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Beta Gruis is a red giant variable star with a minimum magnitude of 2.3 and a maximum magnitude of 2.0.
Beta Gruis (β Gruis, abbreviated Beta Gru, β Gru), formally named Tiaki, is the second brightest star in the southern constellation of Grus.

Gamma Gruis

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The stars that form Grus were originally considered part of the neighbouring constellation Piscis Austrinus (the southern fish), with Gamma Gruis seen as part of the fish's tail.
Gamma Gruis (γ Gruis, abbreviated Gam Gru, γ Gru), formally named Aldhanab, is a star in the southern constellation of Grus (it once belonged to the Ptolemaic constellation Piscis Austrinus).

Gliese 832

Six star systems have been found to have planets: the red dwarf Gliese 832 is one of the closest stars to Earth to have a planetary system.
Gliese 832 (Gl 832 or GJ 832) is a red dwarf of spectral type M2V in the southern constellation Grus.

Lambda Gruis

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In Chinese astronomy, Gamma and Lambda Gruis may have been included in the tub-shaped asterism Bàijiù, along with stars from Piscis Austrinus.
Lambda Gruis, Latinized from λ Gruis, is a solitary, orange-hued star in the southern constellation of Grus.

Petrus Plancius

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It is one of twelve constellations conceived by Petrus Plancius from the observations of Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman.
The 12 new constellations (mostly referring to animals and subjects described in natural history books and travellers' journals of his day) are Apis the Bee (later changed to Musca by Lacaille), Apus the Bird of Paradise, Chamaeleon, Dorado the Goldfish (or Swordfish), Grus the Crane, Hydrus the Small Water Snake, Indus the Indian, Pavo the Peacock, Phoenix, Triangulum Australe the Southern Triangle, Tucana the Toucan, and Volans the Flying Fish.

WASP-95

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Another—WASP-95—has a planet that orbits every two days.
WASP-95 is a star in the constellation Grus.

Sculptor (constellation)

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Grus is bordered by Piscis Austrinus to the north, Sculptor to the northeast, Phoenix to the east, Tucana to the south, Indus to the southwest, and Microscopium to the west.
Sculptor is a small constellation bordered by Aquarius and Cetus to the north, Fornax to the east, Phoenix to the south, Grus to the southwest, and Piscis Austrinus to the west.

Microscopium

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Grus is bordered by Piscis Austrinus to the north, Sculptor to the northeast, Phoenix to the east, Tucana to the south, Indus to the southwest, and Microscopium to the west.
Microscopium is a small constellation bordered by Capricornus to the north, Piscis Austrinus and Grus to the east, Sagittarius to the west, and Indus to the south, touching on Telescopium to the southwest.

Milky Way

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In Central Australia, the Arrernte and Luritja people living on a mission in Hermannsburg viewed the sky as divided between them, east of the Milky Way representing Arrernte camps and west denoting Luritja camps.
The diameter of each of the bubbles is about 25000 ly; they stretch up to Grus and to Virgo on the night-sky of the southern hemisphere.

Pi1 Gruis

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Pi Gruis, an optical double with a variable component, is composed of Pi 1 Gruis and Pi 2.
π 1 Gruis (Pi 1 Gruis) is a semiregular variable star in the constellation Grus around 530 light-years from Earth.

Pi2 Gruis

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Pi Gruis, an optical double with a variable component, is composed of Pi 1 Gruis and Pi 2.
π 2 Gruis, Latinised as Pi 2 Gruis, is a binary star system in the southern constellation of Grus.

Delta2 Gruis

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Forming a triangle with Alnair and Beta, Delta Gruis is an optical double whose components—Delta 1 and Delta 2 —are separated by 45 arcseconds.
Delta 2 Gruis, Latinized from δ 2 Gruis, is a solitary, red-hued star in the southern constellation of Grus.

Mu1 Gruis

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Mu Gruis, composed of Mu 1 and Mu 2, is also an optical double—both stars are yellow giants of spectral type G8III around 2.5 times as massive as the Sun with surface temperatures of around 4900 K. Mu 1 is the brighter of the two at magnitude 4.8 located around 275 light-years from Earth, while Mu 2 the dimmer at magnitude 5.11 lies 265 light-years distant from Earth.
Mu 1 Gruis, Latinized from μ 1 Gruis, is a binary star system in the southern constellation of Grus.

Mu2 Gruis

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Mu Gruis, composed of Mu 1 and Mu 2, is also an optical double—both stars are yellow giants of spectral type G8III around 2.5 times as massive as the Sun with surface temperatures of around 4900 K. Mu 1 is the brighter of the two at magnitude 4.8 located around 275 light-years from Earth, while Mu 2 the dimmer at magnitude 5.11 lies 265 light-years distant from Earth.
Mu 2 Gruis, Latinized from μ 2 Gruis, is a yellow-hued star or star system in the southern constellation of Grus.

Delta1 Gruis

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Forming a triangle with Alnair and Beta, Delta Gruis is an optical double whose components—Delta 1 and Delta 2 —are separated by 45 arcseconds.
Delta 1 Gruis, Latinized from δ 1 Gruis, is a candidate binary star system in the constellation Grus.

IC 5148

Deep-sky objects found in Grus include the planetary nebula IC 5148, also known as the Spare Tyre Nebula, and a group of four interacting galaxies known as the Grus Quartet.
Nicknamed the Spare-tyre nebula, IC 5148 is a planetary nebula located around 1 degree west of Lambda Gruis in the constellation of Grus (The Crane).

RZ Gruis

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RZ Gruis is a binary system of apparent magnitude 12.3 with occasional dimming to 13.4, whose components—a white dwarf and main sequence star—are thought to orbit each other roughly every 8.5 to 10 hours.
RZ Gruis is a nova-like binary system in the constellation Grus composed of a white dwarf and an F-type main-sequence star.

WISE 2220−3628

WISE 2220−3628 is a brown dwarf of spectral type Y, and hence one of the coolest star-like objects known.
WISE J222055.31−362817.4 (designation abbreviated to WISE 2220−3628) is a brown dwarf of spectral class Y0, located in constellation Grus at approximately 26 light-years from Earth.

S5-HVS1

In July 2019, astronomers reported finding a star, S5-HVS1, traveling 1755 km/s, faster that any other star detected so far.
The star is in the Grus (or Crane) constellation in the southern sky, and about 29,000 light-years from Earth.

NGC 7552

These galaxies are NGC 7552, NGC 7590, NGC 7599, and NGC 7582.
NGC 7552 (also known as IC 5294) is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Grus.