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Galaxy NGC 3338

The S-shaped spiral galaxy in the LEO II group has a very bright core.

Constellation: Leo
Distance: 70 million light-years
Visual magnitude: 12.1
Diameter: 177 000 light-years
Type: Sbc

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    NGC 3338
NGC 3338 surrounded by some brighter foreground stars.

02/18/2007


Photo: Volkssternwarte Kempten, Andreas Bonné

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