M31

Andromeda Galaxy

Designation:
M31
Object Type:
Spiral Galaxy
Right Ascention:
0h 43m
Declination:
+41° 16'
Magnitude:
3.4
Distance:
2,500,000 light years
Constellation:
Andromeda

Image Source: John Landreneau

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Articles about M31:

Andromeda, the Chained Lady

I’m sure many of you can recognize more than just a handful of constellations. Even in moderately light polluted skies a knowledgeable observer can easily locate and identify Ursa Major (Big Dipper asterism), Orion or Scorpius. Many of our no ... more