NGC 3626

Alt. Designations: NGC 3626
Object Type: spiral galaxy
Constellation: Leo
Distance: 65.2 mly
Right Ascension: 11h 20m 03.6s
Declination: +18° 21´ 24"
Visual Magnitude: 10.9
Apparent Dimension: 2.7´ X 1.9´
Best Month To View: Feb

NGC 3626 is a medium-tightness spiral galaxy in the constellation Leo. It shines at magnitude +10.6[1]/+10.9. Its celestial coordinates are RA 11h 20.1m, dec +18 21′. It is located near the naked-eye class A4 star Zosma, as well as galaxies NGC 3608, NGC 3607, NGC 3659, NGC 3686, NGC 3684, NGC 3691, NGC 3681, and NGC 3655. Its dimensions are 2′.7 1′.9. The galaxy belongs to the NGC 3607 group some 70 million light-years distant, itself one of the many Leo II groups.