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Spiral galaxy M65

Spiral galaxy M65 is in the constellation Leo (Leo).


Equatorial coordinates (epoch J2000):
Ra 11h18.9m, Dec +13° 05'

Visual magnitude: 9,3m
Distance from the galaxy M65 to the Sun is 32,8*106 light years
Angular size: 10'×3'
Class: Sa
External dimensions the galaxy M65 are about 94000 light years.

Discoverer: Pierre François André Méchain, 01.03.1780 year.

The designation M65 in other catalogs: NGC 3623

Optimum magnification for a telescope with observations of M65, depending on the aperture of the telescope (D), is about D/6-D/3. Higher magnifications of course add details, but lead to a strong drop in the brightness of the image, making it difficult to observe.
The best month for observing M65 is April.

Nikolay Kurdyapin, astro-map.com  
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