GrUS Gruis (Gru)

width mm depth mm size RANKING 45» fuLLY vislBLE 33°n-90°s

Grus, a constellation of the southern sky between Piscis Austrinus and Tucana, was introduced at the end of the 17th century by the Dutch navigator—astronomers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman. It represents a long-necked wading bird, the crane.


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