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Constellation of the southern sky
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Grus, the constellation of the Crane, contains stars viewed 'downwards' through the
Galactic disk, which accounts for its sparse nature.
A constellation of the southern sky, lying immediately south of the bright star Fomalhaut.
Important features are the hot blue star Alnair, and the easily distinguished double
star of Delta Gruis.
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