Messier 96 (NGC3368) is an elliptical galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 28,000-34,000 kly light years away in the constellation of Leo.
It is referred to as M(96) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(3368) 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 Elliptical Galaxy's location is 10:46.8 (R.A.) and +11:49 (Dec.).
(M96,NGC3368) is a elliptical galaxy. It was discovered in 1781 by Pierre Mechain. It's location is RA(10:46.8), Dec(+11:49) and its distance is calculated 38000 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 9.2. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 6x4.
|Name||Messier 96 (NGC3368)|
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||28,000-34,000 kly|
|Year of Discovery||1781|
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