By Kailynn Lubotina
What is the Leo?
The Leo is a dwarf spheroidal galaxy in the constellation Leo. At about 820,000 light-years distant, it is a member of the Local Group of galaxies and is thought to be one of the most distant satellites of the Milky Way galaxy.
The constellation is visible in both the northern and southern hemispheres.
The latin world for lion is Leo.
Leo is also one of the twelve signs of the Zodiac.