Hydrus the Water Snake


Hydrus, the water snake, was noted by Dutch navigators Pieter Dirszoon Keyser and
Frederick de Houtman who charted the southern skies between 1595 and 1597 on a
voyage to the East Indies. The constellation was introduced by Johann Bayer in his 1603
publication Uranometrica.

Lens : 50mm
Exposure : 20 Minutes. Diffuse filter used.
Film : Kodak Supra 400
Date : August 2003
Guiding : Vixen GPDX
Location : Kaituna, Masterton, New Zealand