Alpha Gruis

Alpha Gruis, Latinized from α Gruis, officially named Alnair, is a single star in the southern constellation of Grus. At magnitude 1.7 it is the brightest star in Grus and one of the brightest stars in the sky and one of the fifty-eight stars selected for celestial navigation. It is a B-type main-sequence star 31 pc away.


Alpha Gruis, Latinized from α Gruis, officially named Alnair, is a single star in the southern constellation of Grus. At magnitude 1.7 it is the brightest star in Grus and one of the brightest stars in the sky and one of the fifty-eight stars selected for celestial navigation. It is a B-type main-sequence star 31 pc away.
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