List of Stars in the Hydrus Constellation

The Hydrus constellation is formed by 3 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 46 discovered stars. It is located in the southern sky.

The constellation of Hydrus represents a male water snake.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Hydrus constellation and their names as well as some general information about each of them.

Here’s what each of the columns means.

Proper name: This is the common name we give to some of the most prominent stars in the sky. These names have been passed from ancient civilizations and they are usually of Greek or Arabic origin. Due to the number of stars in the universe, most stars discovered these days do not receive a proper name.

Name: The scientific, Latinized name for the star.

Designation: Abbreviation of the scientific name or designation if it doesn’t have one. It is based on the Bayer catalog of stars.

Distance: How far away from Earth the star is. Given in light-years.

Visible magnitude: The brightness of the star as seen from Earth. Also known as apparent magnitude.

Absolute magnitude: The true brightness of the star, regardless of the point of view.

Stellar classification: Classification of the star according to its electromagnetic characteristics.

Proper NameNameDesignationDistance (light-years)Visible magnitudeAbsolute magnitudeStellar classification
Beta Hydriβ Hyi24.002.793.45G2IV
Alpha Hydriα Hyi71.002.861.16F0V
Foo PihGamma Hydriγ Hyi214.003.26−0.83M2III
Delta Hydriδ Hyi135.004.080.99A3V
Epsilon Hydriε Hyi153.004.120.76B9III
Eta2 Hydriη2 Hyi217.004.680.57G5III
Nu Hydriν Hyi329.004.76−0.26K3III
Zeta Hydriζ Hyi295.004.830.05A2IV/V
Lambda Hydriλ Hyi205.005.091.1K5III
Mu Hydriμ Hyi292.005.270.51G4III
Theta Hydriθ Hyi525.005.51−0.52B8III/IV
Iota Hydriι Hyi96.005.513.17F4IV-V
Pi1 Hydriπ1 Hyi739.005.57−1.21M1III
Pi2 Hydriπ2 Hyi468.005.67−0.11K2III
BN HydriBN Hyi248.005.701.26F2II-III
HD 10615HD 10615371.005.700.42K2/K3III
HD 8810HD 88101009.005.92−1.53M0III
HD 1801HD 1801697.005.96−0.69K3III
HD 21722HD 21722128.005.962.99F3V
Kappa Hydriκ Hyi318.005.991.05K0III
HD 9896HD 9896132.006.033F2V
Tau2 Hydriτ2 Hyi202.006.052.09F0III
HD 11995HD 11995152.006.072.73F0IV/V
HD 12477HD 12477428.006.090.5K2III
HD 10042HD 10042441.006.110.46G3IV
HD 19940HD 19940300.006.121.3K1III
HD 21563HD 21563595.006.14−0.17A4:V+…
Sigma Hydriσ Hyi135.006.153.07F5/F6IV/V
HD 10052HD 10052805.006.18−0.78M3III
CT HydriCT Hyi463.006.260.5B8V
Tau1 Hydriτ1 Hyi395.006.330.91G6/G8III
HD 12270HD 12270535.006.360.28G8II/III
HD 11944HD 11944179.006.432.73F2V
HD 1221HD 1221704.006.49−0.18G8/K0III
GJ 3021GJ 302157.006.595.36G8.5Vk
CN HydriCN Hyi195.806.66F6V
Eta1 Hydriη1 Hyi748.006.77−0.03B9V
HD 10180HD 10180128.007.334.36G1V
HD 20003HD 20003143.008.37G8V
HD 19918HD 19918801.009.35Ap…
HD 2685HD 2685646.009.59Ap…
VW HydriVW Hyi14.40
SMSS J031300.36-670839.3SMSS J031300.36-670839.314.70K
WX HydriWX Hyi14.85
BL HydriBL Hyi14.90Am