NGC 3384

Alt. Designations: NGC 3384
Object Type: elliptic galaxy
Constellation: Leo
Distance: 35 mly
Right Ascension: 10h 48m 16.7s
Declination: +12° 37´ 43"
Visual Magnitude: 9.9
Apparent Dimension: 5.4´ X 2.7´
Best Month To View: Feb

NGC 3384 is a member of the M96 Group, a group of galaxies in the constellation Leo that is sometimes referred to as the Leo I Group. This group also includes the Messier objects M95, M96, and M105. All of these objects are conspicuously close to each other in the sky.