Leo II - spheroidal dwarf galaxy
Leo II, also known as the Leo B, is a spheroidal dwarf located in the constellation Leo.
Leo II is magnitude 12.6*, is 0.69 million light-years away, and is 12' x 11' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.
- Leo II
- Alt Name:
- Leo B
- spheroidal dwarf galaxy
- Magnitude (m):
- Distance (Mly):
- 0.69 Mly
- 12' x 11''
* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.
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