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- noun astronomy Genitive form of
Hydrusused when naming stars, such as α Hydri.
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Here is the planet of B Hydri to which the first group was heading.
In a seventy-year period, there were three separate colonization attempts—one making for B Hydri, one for twenty-two Ophiuchi, and one heading for three thirty-four Scorpii.
“One hundred thousand kilometers now; 2044 Hydri is within a parsec and a half.”
Tom, we can't afford to spend much time in this neighborhood; we've got to get out and take a look at the Beta Hydri system and make sure it checks the same way-just to convince the mossbacks back Earthside, for it will, it will!
XIII IRRELEVANT RELATIONS Beyond Beta Hydri: I ought to bring this up to date, or else throw it away.
Capital Punishment on Beta Hydri by Patricia StewartApril 18th, 2008
“It’s 2044 Hydri,” Eileen said, “or it used to be.