Grus, the Crane, an outstanding modern constellation, is outlined
by a stream of stars running from upper right to lower left. Bright
Al Dhanab (Gamma Gruis), a bit above center,
marks its head, two more its feet. Al Nair (Alpha), the bright star
toward bottom just to the right of center, stands at the Crane's
right-hand foot, while Beta Gruis stands
at the left. The line-of-sight double up and to the right of Beta is
Delta Gruis, Delta-1 on the top, Delta-2 on the bottom. Up and to
the right of the Deltas lie similar Mu-1 and Mu-2. Epsilon Indi
is at the lower edge just to the left of center.
First magnitude Fomalhaut, in Piscis Austrinus, is seen in the upper left-hand corner, while "The Persian," Alpha Indi, is toward the lower left edge
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Grus has a star with an orbiting PLANET.