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Grus (Crane)

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α Gru is one of the brightest stars belonging to the tail of Grus as well as γ Gru.

The stars that form Grus were originally considered part of Piscis Austrinus.

Neighbouring Constellations

Indus (Indian)

Tucana (Toucan)

Phoenix (Phoenix)

Sculptor (Sculptor)

Piscis Austrinus (Southern Fish)

Picture of Grus