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 Cambridge , Leo Triplet is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 20:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 54° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:11, 60° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:03, when it sinks to 21° 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)[1]
6.31 (H)[1]
6.07 (K)[1]
6.99 (J)[1]
Hubble type:Sa
Right Ascension:11h18m [1]
Declination:+13°05' [1]
Distance:12.6 Mpc
41.0 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.20




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