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TalesoftheAntaresRangers © 2011
A new Science Fiction Young Adult ebook series for all ages.
A universe 350 years in our future.  A tale spanning 1,000 years.  Five teens, lost in space on a living starship. (Beta Hydri.)
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Himalaya was founded at Beta Hydri in 2280 by a colonial ship filled with the overcrowded citizens of Free India. It is a beautiful world of nature with dusky-red skies and very few signs of overt civilization. It is the second planet out from the system star.
Beta Hydri facts

R.A.: 0h 25m 45s
Dec.: -77 degrees 15 minutes
Spectral type: G2IV
Luminosity: 3.53 (compared to Sol)
Distance from Sol: 24.33 LY

Colonial Star Route times from Sol:
     45 days for travelers (K-T-space)
     7.4 year accumulation in normal space
Beta Hydri is a typical Main Sequence star. It is three times as luminous as Sol, but the 2.5 million colonists from Free India have no problems with the hot climate.