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Hydra, the Water Snake

Radio Programs

Birth and Death Birth and death for distant planets June 13, 2016

Hydra I A faint companion to the Milky Way April 1, 2016

Alphard A long but barren constellation March 22, 2015

Distant Planets III A giant planet near the head of the water snake April 29, 2014

EX Hydrae Two small but busy stars December 18, 2013

Big and Little “Extreme” constellations May 4, 2013

Double Heart Twin black holes in a nearby galaxy May 29, 2012

M83 Livening up the galactic boondocks April 25, 2011

TW Hydra Watching some stellar infants April 24, 2011

Alphard Getting dumped on by a neighbor April 23, 2011

Hydra A big but meager monster April 22, 2011

Galactic Pileup A big galactic pileup January 14, 2011

Featured Images

The Southern Owl Nebula, the last gasp of a dying star

Perfect Bubble August 5, 2015

Artist's concept of TW Hydra, a young star encircled by a disk of gas and dust

Messy Youngster April 25, 2011