Saturday, November 10, 2007

Beta Hydri

Star type
g G1

Distance from Earth
g 24.38 ly

Star Service No.
g NA

g NA

Diameter/Mass/Temp (xSol)
g 166%; 133%; NA

Brightness (xSol)
g 362.4%

g 67%

Comparison to Sol
g See chart (similar to Sun)

Picture of star
g NA

Star system features
g NA

Known planets
g NA

Habitable zone
g 1.904 A.U.s; angular size of star in sky would be 0.464839 degrees. Probability of a habitable planet: 3.7%

Orbital map
g NA

View from star
g NA

Nearby stars
(Star systems with 10 light years)
g Luyten 49-19: 4.51395 ly (class K V-VI)
g Cape Photographic Durchmusterung -68°41: 5.06908 ly (class late K)
g Zeta Tucanae: 6.71568 ly (class F9 V)
g Delta Pavonis: 9.32339 ly (class G8 V)
g P Eridani: 9.97911 ly (class K2 V)

Map locating star system
g NA

Location in Earth sky
g NA

Other names
g Bet Hyi; bet Hyd
g HR 98
g Gl 19
g Hip 2021
g HD 2151
g CD-77 15
g CP(D)-77 16
g SAO 255670
g FK5 11
g LHS 6
g LTT 226
g LPM 22
g LFT 43

Sci-fi mentions
g Known as "Borka" in the "Star Trek" universe. Borka VI was the site of a neuropsychology seminar attended by Deanna Troi in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" episode "Face of the Enemy."
g An intelligent species equal in technology to Earth's mid 20th century exists on cloud-shrouded Beta Hydri IV in Robert Silverberg's "The Man in the Maze"

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