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Crater

The Cup

Abbreviation: Crt
Genitive: Crateris

The constellation of Crater

One Greek myth associates the cup with a water snake, a crow and the folly of trying to deceive a god!

Notable Features

Designation Name Description
α Crt Alkes Appropriately, this name means 'cup'. Despite being the α (alpha) star in the constellation, it is not the brightest. That honour goes to δ Crt.