Galaxy NGC 3801
Galaxy in constellation Leo (Minor The Little Lion). Also known as UGC 6635.
#1 — Credit: NGC/IC Project
2.8' x 1.7'168.0000
11h 40m 18s11.67166710
17º 44' 00''17.73333359
Maximum altitude: 68.7 degrees at 07:34 hours
Best period for observing at
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Nov 25 — Universe Today
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