Go Back In space - Taken from Sweden  


Object: Messier 31, M 32 and M 110 - Andromeda galaxy and 2 dwarf elliptical galaxy in Andromeda, magnitude 3.44 and mgn 8.08, distance 2.5 Mly and 2.65 Mly
Discovered by: 964 a Persian astronomer, Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi. Simon Marius 1612. M32 was discovered by Le Gentil in 1749
Note: Andromeda galaxy has a diameter around 220 000 light years making it the largest member of the local group. In about 4.5 billion years it will collide with the Milky Way galaxy. Andromed contains 1 trillion stars.
Telescope=Astro-Tech-AT-65Q-FL=420mm Camera=Canon700D-Baader-mod Exposures=5x120, 33x360 ISO 800
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