|Visible in Latitudes:||65° thru -90°|
|Best Seen In:||April, 9:00 pm|
|Transit Date:||March 24|
|Right Ascension:||12.43 hours|
|Area:||282.398 sq. degrees|
To the Greeks, Crater, the Cup, represented the globlet of Apollo. Cicero called it Cratera, and Manilius decscribed it as gratus Iaccho Crater, a poetic name for Bacchus. It may be found in ancient manuscripts as Creter. The Greeks also called it the Cinerary Urn, a water bucket.