For the Observer

Southern Circumpolar Skies

Alpha Hydrus (01h57m.2 -61°49') is a magnitude 2.8 star of class F0. It lies at a distance of 30 light years.

Beta Hydrus (00h23m.2 -77°32') is a magnitude 2.8 yellow star that is a class G2. It is 21 light years distant.

Gamma Hydrus (03h48m -74°24') is a magnitude 3.3 class Mo star. It is about 300 light years distant.

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Kathy Miles, Author, and Chuck Peters, Systems Administrator