NGC 3227 is a spiral galaxy that is
interacting with the dwarf elliptical galaxy NGC 3226. The two
galaxies are listed as Arp 94, one of several examples of a
spiral with a dwarf elliptical companion that are listed in the
Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies. Both galaxies are found in the
constellation Leo. Amateur telescopes can discern them but
require magnification of about 100 times. They are situated 50′
east of the well-known double star system Gamma Leonis (i.e.