U Hydrae

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U Hydrae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Hydra
Right ascension 10h 37m 33.27295s [1]
Declination −13° 23′ 04.3529″ [1]
Spectral type C [1]

U Hydrae (U Hya) is a carbon star in the constellation Hydra. It is also a variable star, with its brightness ranging from 4.7 to 5.2 over a 450 day period, with some irregularity.[2]


  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, U Hydrae (accessed 29 September 2012)
  2. ^ Monks, Neale (2010). Go-To Telescopes Under Suburban Skies. Springer. p. 65. ISBN 978-1-4419-6851-7. Retrieved 29 January 2017.