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Leo III

Leo III - irregular galaxy

Leo III, also known as the Leo A, is a irregular located in the constellation Leo.

Leo III is magnitude 12.9*, is 2.6 million light-years away, and is 5.1' x 3.1' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Leo III
      1. Alt Name:
      2. Leo A
      1. Type:
      2. irregular galaxy
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 12.9
      1. Distance (Mly):
      2. 2.6 Mly
      1. Size:
      2. 5.1' x 3.1''
      1. Constellation:
      2. Leo

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.



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