Kappa Hydrae

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Kappa Hydrae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Hydra
Right ascension 09h 40m 18.36496s [1]
Declination −14° 19′ 56.2675″ [1]
Spectral type B4IV/V

Kappa Hydrae is a star in the constellation Hydra. Its apparent magnitude is 5.05. Located around 134 parsecs (440 ly) distant, it is a blue subgiant or main sequence star of spectral type B4.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Kappa Hydrae". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 26 December 2013.