The spiral galaxy NGC 3521 in the constellation of Leo

This chart shows the location of the spiral galaxy NGC 3521 within the constellation of Leo (The Lion). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions and the galaxy itself is marked with a red ellipse in a red circle. This galaxy can be easily seen with a small telescope.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:10 August 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1129
Size:3338 x 4224 px

About the Object

Name:Leo Constellation, NGC 3521
Type:Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:35 million light years

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