Alpha Crucis


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Alpha Cru·cis

 (kro͞o′sĭs)
n.
A binary star in the constellation Crux, the Southern Cross, approximately 326 light years from Earth.
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Noun1.Alpha Crucis - the brightest star in the Southern Cross
Crux, Crux Australis, Southern Cross - a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus
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They moved southeast at a slow speed and disappeared in the region near Alpha Crucis and Alpha and Beta Centauri .
The far reaching platforms in operation in Brazil today consist of the Cruzeiro do Sul, linked to the Navy, and the Alpha Crucis, from the University of SEuo Paulo (USP).
If you continue the line between Gamma Crucis and Alpha Crucis for about 4.