|Right Ascension||10 : 08.5 (h:m)
|Declination||+12 : 18 (deg:m)
|Visual Brightness||11.8 (mag)
|Apparent Dimension||6 (arc min)|
Discovered by R.G. Harrington and A.G. Wilson in 1950.
Leo I is another Local Group Galaxy. It is one of the dwarf speroidal galaxies of the group, and one of the more remote companions of our Milky Way Galaxy.
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Last Modification: 29 Mar 1998, 13:25 MET