Grus (constellation)

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

Grus
Constellation
Grus
AbbreviationGru
GenitiveGruis
Pronunciation/ˈɡrʌs/, or colloquially /ˈɡrs/; genitive /ˈɡrs/
Seembolismthe crane
Richt ascension21h 27.4m tae 23h 27.1m[1] h
Declination−36.31° to −56.39°[1]°
QuadrantSQ4
Aurie366 sq. deg. (45th)
Main starns8
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
28
Starns wi planets6
Starns brichter than 3.00m3
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brichtest starnα Gru (Alnair) (1.73m)
Nearest starnGliese 832
(16.11 ly, 4.94 pc)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersnone
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.

ReferencesEedit

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

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