NGC 3370

Alt. Designations: NGC 3370
Object Type: spiral galaxy
Constellation: Leo
Distance: 98 mly
Right Ascension: 10h 47m 04.0s
Declination: +17° 16´ 26"
Visual Magnitude: 11.7
Apparent Dimension: 2.6´ X 1.5´
Best Month To View: Feb

NGC 3370 is a spiral galaxy about 98 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. It is comparable to our own Milky Way both in diameter (100,000 light years) and mass (1011 solar masses). NGC 3370 exhibits an intricate spiral arm structure surrounding a poorly defined nucleus.