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Hydrus
Constellation
Hydrus
AbbreviationHyi
GenitiveHydri
Pronunciation/ˈhdrəs/, genitive /ˈhdr/
Seembolismthe watter snake
Richt ascension00h 06.1m tae 04h 35.1m[1] h
Declination−57.85° tae −82.06°[1]°
QuadrantSQ1
Aurie243 sq. deg. (61st)
Main starns3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
19
Starns wi planets4
Starns brichter than 3.00m2
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brichtest starnβ Hyi (2.82m)
Nearest starnβ Hyi
(24.38 ly, 7.47 pc)
Messier objectsnone
Meteor showersnone
Borderin
constellations
Dorado
Eridanus
Horologium
Mensa
Octans
Phoenix (corner)
Reticulum
Tucana
Veesible at latitudes atween +8° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o November.

Hydrus /ˈhdrəs/ is a smaa constellation in the deep soothren sky.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Hydrus, Constellation Boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 11 September 2013. 

Coordinates: Sky map 02h 00m 00s, −70° 00′ 00″