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- Name, meaning and Constellation: Alpha Hydrae, Hydra. The name comes from the Arabic فرد|الفرد (Al Fard), meaning the solitary one.
- Other name(s) and meaning: Alfard, Alphart, Kalbelaphard, Cor Hydrae (Latin for Heart of the Hydra).
- Distance from Sol: 177.263 ly, 54.348 pc
- Type of System: Singular
- Spectral Class: K3-Orange Giant
- Right Ascension: 09h 27m 35.243s
- Declination: -08° 39' 30.969"
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