m96 ngc 3368 spiral galaxy in leo

intermediate spiral galaxy m96 leo

Messier 96 (also known as NGC 3368) is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 31 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. It was discovered by Pierre M?chain in 1781.

M96 Group

M96 is the brightest galaxy within the M96 Group, a group of galaxies in the constellation Leo also includes the Messier objects M95 and M105, as well as at least nine other galaxies.[3][4][5][6]