The Leo Triplet (Galaxy)

Image of Leo Triplet
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Leo Triplet is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 19:58, when it rises to an altitude of 22° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:50, 61° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:28, 24° above your western horizon.

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Name Leo Triplet
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 65
NGC 3623
Magnitude:9.30 (V) [2]
9.60 (B) [3]
6.99 (J) [3]
6.31 (H) [3]
6.07 (K) [3]
Hubble type:Sa
Right ascension:11h18m [3]
Declination:+13°05' [3]
Distance:10.7 Mpc
35.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.85




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