Hydra HI dra The Sea Serpent
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alphard
"the solitary one"
Alpha Hydrae
9h 27' 35.2
-8 39' 31
177 2 K3 II-III Orange Giant
Beta Hydrae 11h 52' 54.5
-33 54' 28
365 4.3 A Blue White
Main Sequence
1 Faint Companion
Gamma Hydrae 13h 18' 55.2
-23 10' 18
132 3 G8 III Yellow Giant
Delta Hydrae 8h 37' 39.3
+5 42' 13
179 4.14 A1 V Blue White
Main Sequence
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Epsilon AB
Epsilon Hydrae
Epsilon C
8h 46' 46.6
+6 25' 8
135 3.56
5 - 8 - 12
G0 III+ Yellow Giant
3 Faint Companions
6.67 F5 V White
Main Sequence
Zeta Hydrae 8h 55' 23.6
+5 56' 44
151 3.11 G8 III-IV Yellow
Giant
Eta Hydrae 8h 43' 13.4
+3 23' 55
470 4.3 B3 V Blue
Main Sequence
Theta Hydrae 9h 14' 21.8
+2 18' 51
129 3.89 B9.5V Blue
Main Sequence
Iota Hydrae 9h 39' 51.3
-1 8' 34
280 3.9 K3 III Orange
Giant
Lambda Hydrae 10h 10' 35.2
-12 21' 15
115 3.61 K0 III Orange
Giant
Mu Hydrae 10h 26' 5.4
-16 50' 11
250 3.83 K4 III Orange
Giant
Nu Hydrae 10h 49' 37.4
-16 11' 37
138 3.11 K0/K1 III Orange
Giant
Xi Hydrae 11h 33' 0.1
-31 51' 27
129 3.54 G8 III Yellow
Giant
Pi Hydrae 14h 6 22.2
-26 40' 56
101 3.25 K2 III Orange
Giant
Rho Hydrae 8h 48' 25.9
+5 50' 16
340 4.35 A0 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Sigma Hydrae 8h 38' 45.4
+3 20' 29
350 4.45 K2 III Orange
Giant
Tau 1 Hydrae 9h 29' 8.8
-2 46' 8
56 4.59 F6 V White
Main Sequence
Tau 2 Hydrae 9h 31' 58.9
-1 11' 5
460 4.54 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence
1 Hydrae 8h 24' 35
-3 45' 4
89 5.61 F3 V White
Main Sequence
54 A
54 Hydrae
54 B
14h 46' 0
-25 26' 35
99 5.18 F2 III-IV White Giant
14h 46' 0.1
-25 26' 39
7.25 F9 White
N1 Hydrae
N2 Hydrae
11h 32' 16.1
-29 15' 49
87 5.76 F8 V White
Main Sequence
11h 32' 16.4
-29 15' 40
5.84
3862 Hydrae 9h 42' 14.4
-23 54' 56
49 4.93 G0 V Yellow
Main Sequence