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Messier Catalog M95

M95 (NGC 3351)

Messier M95 (NGC 3351) is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Leo in the Leo I Group of galaxies.

Messier M95 is best viewed during early spring, is magnitude 11.0*, and can be viewed with small telescope. It is 4.4 x 3.3' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. barred spiral galaxy
      1. Constellation:
      2. Leo
      1. NGC:
      2. 3351
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 11.0
      1. Viewing:
      2. small telescope
      1. Size:
      2. 4.4 x 3.3'
      1. RA:
      2. 10h 43.9m
      1. Dec:
      2. 11 42'
      1. Season:
      2. early spring
      1. Galaxy group:
      2. Leo I Group

    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.



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