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Leo Triplet

Leo Triplet - galaxy group galaxy

Leo Triplet, is a galaxy group located in the constellation Leo.

Leo Triplet is magnitude 8.9*, is 35 million light-years away, and is in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Leo Triplet
      1. Type:
      2. galaxy group galaxy
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 8.9
      1. Distance (Mly):
      2. 35 Mly
      1. Constellation:
      2. Leo
      1. Messier #:
      2. M65/66

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



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