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Contains:  M 31, Great Nebula in Andromeda, NGC 224, M 32, NGC 221, M 110, NGC 205, The star νAnd, The star 32And
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The Andromeda Galaxy, 





    
        

            Rob
The Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda Galaxy

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA)

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Resolution: 2092x1564

Astrometry.net job: 3056279

RA center: 0h 42' 25"

DEC center: +41° 10' 30"

Pixel scale: 8.613 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.717 degrees

Field radius: 3.125

Locations: DeepSkyWest, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

Our nearest Galactic neighbour, the Andromeda Galaxy. Barely detectable by the naked eye, but actually rather huge on the sky despite being more than 2.5 million light year away! It is actually heading toward us at 900 km/s.

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orbitingfrog
Rob
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The Andromeda Galaxy, 





    
        

            Rob