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Corvus

The Crow

Constellation of the southern sky

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GenitiveCorvi
AbbreviationCrv
Constellation FamilyHercules
Celestial QuadrantSQ3, extending slightly into SQ2
Right Ascension11h58 to 12h58
Declination-25.4° to -11.8°
Area (sq deg)184
Brightest StarGienah
Optimum VisibilityApril
Map of Corvus Map of Corvus
Relative Galactic Position of Corvus

Corvus lies in the direction of the distant Sagittarius Arm, but somewhat 'above' the plane of the Milky Way.

A small but bright constellation of the southern sky.

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