NGC 3377

Alt. Designations: NGC 3377
Object Type: elliptic galaxy
Constellation: Leo
Distance: 35.4 mly
Right Ascension: 10h 47m 42.3s
Declination: +13° 59´ 09"
Visual Magnitude: 10.2
Apparent Dimension: 5.0´ X 3.0´
Best Month To View: Feb

NGC 3377 is an elliptical galaxy, and it appears as a well-defined oval, instead of a near-circle or a thin cigar-shape. It is a member of a group of more than a dozen galaxies that cluster together in the constellation Leo.