grus grus


  1. (n) a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix
  2. (n) type genus of the Gruidae: typical cranes



  • Southern Cross Stargazer for Oct. 12-19, 2013

    At dusk brilliant Venus glows in the neck of huge Scorpius in the southwest. They set mid-evening. Silver Saturn lies 5 degrees above brighter Mercury low in the southwest. The tilted Sagittarian Teapot pours onto the Scorpion’s stinger tail. Capricornus, Sea Goat, wanders into the southwest. Blue-green Uranus, in Pisces the Fish, follows dim blue Neptune, in Aquarius, across the south. Grus ...
    on October 11, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

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