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The Andromeda Galaxy, M31, with dwarf satellite galaxies M32 and M110

The Andromeda Galaxy, M31, with dwarf satellite galaxies M32 and M110

10 Galaxies and Weird Facts | Astronomy Is Awesome

10 Galaxies and Weird Facts | Astronomy Is Awesome

The collision of Andromeda seen from Earth (Events depicted are in a time scale of millions of years)

The collision of Andromeda seen from Earth (Events depicted are in a time scale of millions of years)

Andromeda Galaxy, 2.5 million light-years away from Earth.  Credit: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope

Andromeda Galaxy, 2.5 million light-years away from Earth. Credit: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope

NASA’s Astronomy Picture Of The Day – Moon Over Andromeda

NASA’s Astronomy Picture Of The Day – Moon Over Andromeda

And there's so much more out there, out of sight, out of reach. And this is just ONE galaxy! Imagine how many, countless, more there are! Such an endless universe! So many possibilities! So many worlds and dreams...

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And there's so much more out there, out of sight, out of reach. And this is just ONE galaxy! Imagine how many, countless, more there are! Such an endless universe! So many possibilities! So many worlds and dreams...

Humility:   Andromeda’s actual size, not accounting for the fact it is 2.5 BILLION LIGHT YEARS away, compared with the moon's 238,000 MILES away.  It contains a Trillion stars, while our galaxy contains at most a half a billion stars... And some on earth delude themselves that they are the center of Everything.

Andromeda’s actual size…

Humility: Andromeda’s actual size, not accounting for the fact it is 2.5 BILLION LIGHT YEARS away, compared with the moon's 238,000 MILES away. It contains a Trillion stars, while our galaxy contains at most a half a billion stars... And some on earth delude themselves that they are the center of Everything.

The Andromeda Galaxy . also known as Messier 31 , M 31 , or NGC 224 , is spiral galaxy approximately , 780 kiloparsecs  , 2.5 , million light years , from Earth . It is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way and was often referred to as the Great Andromeda Nebula in older texts . name from the area of the sky in which it appears , the constellation of Andromeda which was named after the mythological princess Andromeda Being approximately 220,000 light years across:

The Andromeda Galaxy . also known as Messier 31 , M 31 , or NGC 224 , is spiral galaxy approximately , 780 kiloparsecs , 2.5 , million light years , from Earth . It is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way and was often referred to as the Great Andromeda Nebula in older texts . name from the area of the sky in which it appears , the constellation of Andromeda which was named after the mythological princess Andromeda Being approximately 220,000 light years across:

Gendler The Andromeda Galaxy M31.q | News | Bates College

Gendler The Andromeda Galaxy M31.q | News | Bates College

Milky Way vertical panorama featuring the Andromeda Galaxy

Galaxies light up the night sky in amazing cosmic vista

Milky Way vertical panorama featuring the Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda Galaxy it's actually coming towards us hints the blue color from blue shift, the shortening of the light wavelengths

Andromeda Galaxy it's actually coming towards us hints the blue color from blue shift, the shortening of the light wavelengths

Andromeda Galaxy  To learn more about galaxies, check out Astronomy Is Awesome - http://astronomyisawesome.com/galaxies/whats-the-closest-galaxy-to-us/

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Andromeda Galaxy To learn more about galaxies, check out Astronomy Is Awesome - http://astronomyisawesome.com/galaxies/whats-the-closest-galaxy-to-us/

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

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

Galaxies light up the night sky in amazing cosmic vista   Can you spot the Milky Way and its closest neighbor, Andromeda, in this stunning vertical panorama?

Galaxies light up the night sky in amazing cosmic vista

Galaxies light up the night sky in amazing cosmic vista Can you spot the Milky Way and its closest neighbor, Andromeda, in this stunning vertical panorama?

Science and Astronomy : Photo galaxy grand 2

Science and Astronomy : Photo galaxy grand 2

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