M95, NGC 3351

The SBb barred spiral galaxy M95, possibly ringed, is a member of the Leo I galaxy grouping, which includes M96, and M105, as well as various NGC and other galaxies, all at a distance of about 38 million light-years. This picture was taken in December 1994 at the KPNO 0.9-meter telescope and shows the fainter outer regions of the galaxy, as well as various small faint background galaxies. A different view at higher resolution also shows the complex inner structure. Image size 7.9x12.5 arc minutes.

Credit:
NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:noao-m95_2
Type:Observation
Release date:June 30, 2020, 9:53 p.m.
Size:1400 x 2200 px

About the Object

Name:M95, NGC 3351
Constellation:Leo
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 44 0.68
Position (Dec):11° 46' 4.93"
Field of view:7.95 x 12.50 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° left of vertical