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Leo I

Leo I - spheroidal dwarf galaxy

Leo I, is a spheroidal dwarf located in the constellation Leo.

Leo I is magnitude 11.2*, is 0.82 million light-years away, and is 9.8' x 7.4' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Leo I
      1. Type:
      2. spheroidal dwarf galaxy
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 11.2
      1. Distance (Mly):
      2. 0.82 Mly
      1. Size:
      2. 9.8' x 7.4''
      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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