NGC3344 is a bright, large face-on galaxy that barely gets a mention in most books. It actually resides just outside Leo, to the North in Leo Minor. It is a fine multi-arm spiral of type Sb. At magnitude 9.9 and of size 7.5' x 7', NGC3344 is easily visible in most amateur 'scopes, but being less well known than the Messier objects in Leo is probably missed by many.
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