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Grus, the Crane

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  1. By Patrick Cain Period 2 Grus, the Crane

  2. General Information • Grus was created at the end of the 1600’s • 1 of the 12 constellations Dutch navigators Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Fredrick de Houtman had created • Represents a long necked wading bird, the Crane

  3. General Information Continued • Alternative names for Grus include Krane Grus, Phoenicopterus, and Heron • Stars included in Grus are Alnair and assorted stars from Piscis Austrinus (the Southern Fish) • No legends or mythology are associated with this constellation

  4. Pictures of Grus

  5. Grus in Action