Messier 95 - NGC 3351

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h 743, GC 2184, MCG +02-28-001, UGC 5850, PGC 32007, SDSS J104357.69+114213.6

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  9.7
Size  8.5' x 5' @ 13°
Right Ascension  10h 43' 57.6"  (2000)
Declination  11° 42' 14" N
Constellation  Leo
Description  B, L, R, pgmbMN, r
Classification  SBb
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Apr 18, 1999    Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, AZ (map)
20cm f/10 SCT

Yet another fuzzy with a brighter center, after slogging through the entire Virgo/Leo region this is getting old

Rev. T.W. Webb
May 19, 1885    Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

2m 48s p M96 is M95. E. of Rosse, two ellipses, centre resolved?
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917

John Herschel
May 10, 1826    

Very bright; large; round; gradually much brighter toward the middle; 2' diameter.

Charles Messier
Mar 24, 1781    

Nebula without star, in the Lion, above star l (53 Leonis): its light is very faint.
― Connaissance des Temps, 1781
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Messier 95