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Andromeda Galaxy - Wikipedia

The Andromeda Galaxy (/ æ n ˈ d r ɒ m ɪ d ə /), also known as Messier 31, M31, or NGC 224, is a spiral galaxy approximately 780 kiloparsecs (2.5 million light-years) from Earth, and the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way.

The Milky Way Had a Big Sibling Long Ago — And Andromeda ...

The Andromeda galaxy, with satellite galaxies M32 (center left) and M110 (lower right). A new study suggests that M32 is the remnant of a much larger galaxy gobbled up by Andromeda about 2 billion ...

3 Ways to Find the Andromeda Galaxy - wikiHow

The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as Messier 31 or "the Great Spiral Galaxy" is one of the most distant objects that the unaided human eye can see. Use the constellations around the Andromeda Galaxy to help you pinpoint its location in the sky.

What do we know about the Andromeda galaxy?

6. Andromeda holds a grave secret To most telescopes, Andromeda’s giant stellar stream will look like a wispy cloud that orbits the galaxy like a huge celestial ring.In fact, this is the remains of an ancient companion that was ripped up and consumed by M31 billions of years ago.

Do you think there is life in the Andromeda Galaxy? - Quora

The Andromeda galaxy is 2.5 million light years away. This means it takes the light from Andromeda 2.5 million years to reach us. So we are essentially two million years behind.

Andromeda Galaxy Facts

The Andromeda Galaxy (M31) is the closest large galaxy to the Milky Way and is one of a few galaxies that can be seen unaided from the Earth. In approximately 4.5 billion years the Andromeda Galaxy and the Milky Way are expected to collide and the result will be a giant elliptical galaxy.

View the amazing Andromeda Galaxy with the naked eye

This Andromeda Galaxy is actually visible to the naked eye from the darkest of skies this time of year and may appear as a little smudge of light.

Andromeda Galaxy (M31): Location, Characteristics & Images

The Andromeda galaxy, our Milky Way's closest neighbor, is the most distant object in the sky that you can see with your unaided eye — but only on a clear night from a location with a very dark sky.

Andromeda Galaxy | NASA

Data from Chandra have been used to discover 26 black hole candidates in the Milky Way's galactic neighbor, Andromeda.

What Earth Would Look Like From Andromeda - YouTube

Here i explain what would our planet look like from Andromeda and how big would the mirror of the telescope need to be. Idea for the video given by Der Tery (trough a comment).

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