Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||11h 56m 00.95323s|
|Declination||−17° 09′ 02.9781″|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||5.168|
Eta Crateris (η Crt) is a 5.17 vmag, A1III white giant star, 251 ly from Earth that marks the lip of the tilted bowl on the left side in the constellation Crater. Eta Crateris lies in the sky NE of Zeta Crateris and NNW of 31 Crateris, the three stars forming an almost perfect right triangle with Eta at the right angle and 31 and Zeta the ends of the hypotenuse. Eta Crateris also lies to the right (west) of the bright star Gamma Corvi.
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