List of Stars in the Crater Constellation

The Crater constellation is formed by 4 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 52 discovered stars.

The constellation of Crater represents a wine cup.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Crater 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
Delta Craterisδ Crt195.003.56−0.32K0III
Gamma Craterisγ Crt84.004.062.01A9V
AlkesAlpha Craterisα Crt174.004.080.44K1III
Al SharasifBeta Craterisβ Crt266.004.46−0.10A1V
Theta Craterisθ Crt305.004.70−0.15B9.5Vn
Zeta Craterisζ Crt350.004.71−0.45G8III
Epsilon Craterisε Crt364.004.81−0.43K5III
Lambda Craterisλ Crt143.005.081.87F3IV
Eta Craterisη Crt285.005.170.46A0V
Iota Craterisι Crt88.005.483.32F7V
HD 95808HD 95808318.005.510.56G7III…
HD 94481HD 94481409.005.650.16K0III + (G)
HD 99922HD 99922403.005.770.31A0V
HD 95314HD 95314442.005.860.2K5III
HD 95234HD 952341185.005.88−1.92M1III
Kappa Craterisκ Crt219.005.931.8F4III-IV
HD 100343HD 100343575.005.94−0.29K4III
HD 100418HD 100418400.006.050.6F8/G0Ib/II
HD 96220HD 96220209.006.092.05F0Vn
Psi Craterisψ Crt479.006.110.28A0V
HD 98088HD 98088421.006.110.56A2p…
HD 102845HD 102845672.006.13−0.44G8II/III
VX CraterisVX Crt1012.006.17−1.29M3II/III
HD 101369HD 101369597.006.21−0.10A0V
HD 101695HD 101695234.006.211.93G8IV
HD 100219HD 100219129.006.243.26F7V
HD 102574HD 102574139.006.243.09F7V
HD 94386HD 94386251.006.341.91K2III
HD 95870HD 95870549.006.340.21G8III
HD 102990HD 102990147.006.343.08F1III-IV
HD 95441HD 95441572.006.350.13K0III
HD 97428HD 97428685.006.39−0.22K3III
HD 101259HD 101259211.006.402.34G6/G8V
SY CraterisSY Crt797.006.58M3III
HD 98649HD 98649131.008.03G4V
HD 96167HD 96167273.008.083.46G5
HunahpuHD 98219HD 98219437.008.21K0III/IV
HD 99563HD 99563832.008.67F0
HD 98800HD 98800146.408.94K4V+…
S CraterisS Crt2590.009.14M…
R CraterisR Crt851.009.80M7III…
HD 95872HD 9587224.659.90K0V
V CraterisV Crt10.26A6
W CraterisW Crt11.70F4
TT CraterisTT Crt15.30F4
DENIS-P J1058.7-1548DENIS-P J1058.7-154856.50L3V