Messier 95 (NGC3351) is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 31,200-34,000 kly light years away in the constellation of Leo.
It is referred to as M(95) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(3351) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.
The Spiral Galaxy's location is 10:44.0 (R.A.) and +11:42 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 9.7 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 11 with an apparent dimension of 4.4x3.3 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
(M95,NGC3351) is a spiral galaxy. It was discovered in 1781 by Pierre Mechain. It's location is RA(10:44.0), Dec(+11:42) and its distance is calculated 31.200-34.000 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 9.7. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 4.4x3.3.
|Name||Messier 95 (NGC3351)|
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||31,200-34,000 kly|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1781|