List of Stars in the Grus Constellation

The Grus constellation is formed by 8 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 73 discovered stars.

The constellation of Grus represents a Crane.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Grus constellation and their names as well as some general information about each of them.

Here’s what each of the columns means.

Proper name: This is the common name we give to some of the most prominent stars in the sky. These names have been passed from ancient civilizations and they are usually of Greek or Arabic origin. Due to the number of stars in the universe, most stars discovered these days do not receive a proper name.

Name: The scientific, Latinized name for the star.

Designation: Abbreviation of the scientific name or designation if it doesn’t have one. It is based on the Bayer catalog of stars.

Distance: How far away from Earth the star is. Given in light-years.

Visible magnitude: The brightness of the star as seen from Earth. Also known as apparent magnitude.

Absolute magnitude: The true brightness of the star, regardless of the point of view.

Stellar classification: Classification of the star according to its electromagnetic characteristics.

Proper NameNameDesignationDistance (light-years)Visible magnitudeAbsolute magnitudeStellar classification
AlnairAlpha Gruisα Gru101.001.73−0.73B7IV
TiakiBeta Gruisβ Gru170.002.07−1.52M5III
Al DhanabGamma Gruisγ Gru203.003.00−0.97B8III
Epsilon Gruisε Gru130.003.490.49A3V
Iota Gruisι Gru185.003.880.11K0III SB
Delta1 Gruisδ1 Gru296.003.97−0.82G6/G8III
Zeta Gruisζ Gru112.004.111.42G8III
Delta2 Gruisδ2 Gru325.004.12−0.87M4.5IIIa
Theta Gruisθ Gru133.004.281.23F5me…
Lambda Gruisλ Gru247.004.470.07M0III
Mu1 Gruisμ1 Gru262.004.790.26G8III+…
Rho Gruisρ Gru222.004.840.68K0III
Eta Gruisη Gru394.004.84−0.57K2IIICNIV
Mu2 Gruisμ2 Gru240.005.110.78G8III
Xi Gruisξ Gru383.005.29−0.06K0III
HD 211415HD 21141544.005.364.69G1V
Kappa Gruisκ Gru390.005.37−0.02K5III
HD 216149HD 2161491105.005.43−2.22K3III
HD 208321HD 208321315.005.450.52A3V
Nu Gruisν Gru262.005.470.94G8III
HD 208737HD 208737393.005.500.09K1II/III
HD 215405HD 215405664.005.52−1.02K3III
Omicron Gruisο Gru104.005.533.01F4V
Phi Gruisφ Gru113.005.542.84F5V
HD 204960HD 204960622.005.57−0.83K0III
HD 207129HD 20712951.005.574.6G2V
Pi2 Gruisπ2 Gru132.005.622.58F3III-IV
Upsilon Gruisυ Gru294.005.620.84A0V
HD 217403HD 217403481.005.68−0.16K3III
Tau3 Gruisτ3 Gru272.005.721.11Am…
HD 220440HD 220440552.005.75−0.39M0III
HD 219263HD 219263234.005.771.49K2III
HD 217842HD 217842301.005.790.97K0III
HD 218269HD 218269130.005.812.81F6.5IV-V+..
HD 218630HD 218630113.005.833.13F4IV
Sigma2 Gruisσ2 Gru219.005.851.71A1V
DL GruisDL Gru799.005.90−1.05M4III
HD 219507HD 219507288.005.921.19K1III
HD 214953HD 21495377.005.994.13G0
S GruisS Gru1450.006.00M8IIIe
Tau1 Gruisτ1 Gru109.006.033.42G3IV
HD 220003HD 220003294.006.041.26Fm…
HD 214987HD 214987320.006.061.1K1IV
HD 211053HD 211053583.006.10−0.16G8/K0III
HD 220401HD 2204011116.006.12−1.55K3III
HD 220392HD 220392480.006.130.29A4III
BZ GruisBZ Gru440.006.180.53F2/F3V
HD 210918HD 21091872.006.234.51G5V
HD 206642HD 206642782.006.28−0.62K1IIICN…
Sigma1 Gruisσ1 Gru226.006.282.07A3Vn
HD 205096HD 205096323.006.321.34K1IIICN…
HD 218255HD 2182551304.006.33−1.68K4III
HD 216666HD 216666723.006.40−0.33K2III
Pi1 Gruisπ1 Gru498.006.420.5S5,7:
HD 210204HD 210204686.006.43−0.19K3III
HD 217642HD 217642415.006.460.93K1III
HD 215504HD 215504760.006.49−0.35K0III-IV
HD 219531HD 219531489.006.490.61K0III
HD 215456HD 215456124.006.63G0.5V
Tau2 Gruisτ2 Gru152.006.673.33F7V:
Tau2 Gruisτ2 Gru151.007.043.71G5
HD 213240HD 213240133.006.803.75G0/G1V
HD 208487HD 208487143.007.484.26G2V:
HD 217522HD 217522287.008.26Ap…
RS GruisRS Gru776.008.26A9IV
Gliese 832Gliese 83216.108.6710.2M1.5V
W GruisW Gru1140.008.96F5V
BC GruisBC Gru10.60
U GruisU Gru11.38A5
RZ GruisRZ Gru12.04B6
CE GruisCE Gru17.40
PSR J2144-3933PSR J2144-3933