Ground-based image of Andromeda Galaxy, M31

This image of the Andromeda galaxy was taken on 13 January 2001, with the WIYN/KPNO 0.9-metre Mosaic I by T. Rector and B. Wolpa of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory in Tucson, Arizona (USA).

Credit:

T. Rector and B. Wolpa (NOAO/AURA/NSF)

About the Image

NASA press release
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Id:opo1204c
Type:Observation
Release date:11 January 2012, 18:52
Size:3908 x 4200 px

About the Object

Name:Andromeda Galaxy, M 31, Messier 31, NGC 224
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Category:Galaxies

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