Grus the Crane
For the Observer
The Stars of Summer
Beta Grus (22h39m.7 -47°09') has a magnitude of 2.2 and is a red class M3 star about 280 light years distant.
Gamma Grus (21h50m.9 -37°36') is a magnitude of 3.0 and is a class B8 star. It is about 540 light years distant.
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