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Crater Constellation
Constellation Crater the Cup Star Map

Crater, the Cup (Crt)

(CRAY-ter)


The Southern constellation of Crater, the Cup, is best viewed in Spring during the month of April. It's brightest star is Labrum at magnitude 3.57. The boundary of the Crater constellation contains 10 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. CRAY-ter
      1. Meaning:
      2. Cup
      1. Genitive:
      2. Crateris
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Crt
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Hercules
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ2
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. April
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 11h 21m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -13° 45'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Labrum  (3.57)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 10



    Brightest Stars in Crater

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Crater by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class



      Milky Way Satellites in Crater

      Dwarf satellite galaxies that orbit the Milky Way Galaxy located in the constellation Crater. Also see all Milky Way satellite galaxies.

          1. Galaxy name
          2. Alt name
          3. Magnitude
          1. Crater II

        * Constellation shown for northen hemisphere skies. For the southern hemisphere, constellations appear rotated 180 degrees (upside-down and left-right reversed) from what is shown. Remember that seasons are reversed too - summer in northern latitudes is winter in southern latitudes.

        ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite hemisphere).