Leo Minor

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Map created in Guide 7.0 with the figure outline based on Johannes Hevelius' Uranographia (1690). Click on the object's name to access its image or click on the name of adjacent constellation to see its map.

Johannes Hevelius introduced Leo Minor, the Little Lion, in his Uranographia in 1690.

Leo Minor hosts a number of faint galaxies, with NGC3344 being an ellegant example of face-on spiral.

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Jan Wisniewski