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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



        Exoplanets in Crater

        These are the most notable named exoplanet systems known in the constellation Crater. Bear in mind that we will likely discover billions of exoplanets in the years to come. Also see all exoplanets.

            1. Host star name
            2. Exoplanet name

          * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

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