OBJECT = M95 ;   TELESCOPE = 17.5 inch f3.23 ;  CAMERA = ST-7E;  IMAGE DONE BY  = Rusty Fletcher;  LOCATION = Seguin Outdoor Learning Center - Seguin, Texas;  DATE (Yr-Mo-Dy) =  2005-12-06 ;  TIME (UT) =  10:20:47 ;  IMAGES STACKED =  7 ;  INDIVIDUAL EXPOSURES =  60  sec ;  TOTAL EXPOSURE TIME =  420 sec.

Spiral Galaxy M95 (NGC 3351) 

M95 is a member of the Leo I or M96 group. M95 is estimated to be about 38 million light years distant. It is a barred spiral of type SBb, or SB(r)ab according to de Vaucouleurs' classification, with nearly circular arms. Alan Sandage, in the Hubble Atlas of Galaxies, calls it a "typical ringed galaxy". 

Right ascension 10 : 41.3 (hours : minutes) Declination +11 : 58 (degrees : minutes) Distance 38 million light years. Visual magnitude10.4


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