Leo Cluster

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Not to be confused with Leo I Group or Leo Triplet.
Leo Cluster
Observation data (Epoch J2000)
Constellation(s) Leo
Right ascension 11h 44m 36.5s[1]
Declination 19° 45′ 32″[1]
Brightest member NGC 3842
Number of galaxies ~100[2]
Richness class 2[3]
Bautz-Morgan classification II-III[3]
Redshift 0.022 (6 595 km/s)[1]
113 Mpc (368.6 Mly) for h−1
X-ray flux (81.40 ± 6.0%)×1012 erg s−1 cm−2 (0.1—2.4 keV)[1]
Other designations
Abell 1367
See also: Galaxy groups, Galaxy clusters, List of galaxy clusters

The Leo Cluster (Abell 1367) is a galaxy cluster about 330 million light-years distant (z = 0.022[1]) in the constellation Leo. Along with the Coma Cluster, it is one of the two major clusters comprising the Coma Supercluster.

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  1. ^ a b c d e "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for Abell 1367. Retrieved 2007-10-04. 
  2. ^ "Abell 1367". Albert Highe: Observing Projects. Retrieved 2007-10-04. 
  3. ^ a b Abell, George O.; Corwin, Harold G., Jr.; Olowin, Ronald P. (May 1989). "A catalog of rich clusters of galaxies" (PDF). Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series. 70 (May 1989): 1–138. Bibcode:1989ApJS...70....1A. doi:10.1086/191333. ISSN 0067-0049. Retrieved March 12, 2012. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 11h 44m 29.5s, +19° 50′ 21″