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Leo II

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.

      1. Name:
      2. Leo II
      1. Alt Name:
      2. Leo B
      1. Type:
      2. spheroidal dwarf galaxy
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 12.6
      1. Distance (Mly):
      2. 0.69 Mly
      1. Size:
      2. 12' x 11''
      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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