The Leo Triplet (Galaxy)

Image of Leo Triplet
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Leo Triplet is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:34 (EDT) – 3 hours and 35 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 26° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:02.

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Name Leo Triplet
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
NGC 3628
Position
Constellation:Leo
Magnitude:9.48 (V) [1]
10.42 (B) [1]
7.17 (J) [1]
6.38 (H) [1]
6.07 (K) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.94
Hubble type:SBb
Right ascension:11h20m [1]
Declination:+13°35' [1]

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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