Andromeda Galaxy (M31) wide-field image

Image of M31 taken with a 12.5-inch Ritchey-Chrétien telescope by amateur astronomer Robert Gendler.

Credit:

÷ 2002 R. Gendler, Photo by R. Gendler

About the Image

Id:heic0512d
Type:Observation
Release date:20 September 2005, 19:00
Related releases:heic0512
Size:1955 x 2700 px

About the Object

Name:Andromeda Galaxy, IRAS 00400+4059, M 31, Messier 31, NGC 224
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:2 million light years
Constellation:Andromeda

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Coordinates

Position (RA):0 42 30.04
Position (Dec):41° 19' 35.65"
Field of view:101.92 x 140.76 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 180.4° right of vertical

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