The Leo Galaxy, also named The Lion Galaxy, Leo 1, A10006, UGC, PGC 29488, DDO 74, Regulus Dwarf & Harrington-Wilson #1, is Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy located in The Leo Constellation (The Lion Constellation). Leo I has a distance of 820,000 Light Years from Earth. The Leo Galaxy has a diameter of 2000 Light Years and a mass of 0.02 Billion Solar Masses.
Profile of Leo 1
Leo I was discovered in 1950 by American Astronomer Albert George Wilson. Harrington-Wilson #1 was discovered using photographic plates of The National Geographic Society - Palomar Observatory Sky Survey. Leo 1 can also go by the name Regulus Dwarf due to it's proximity to Regulus, The Brightest object in The Leo Constellation.
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