The Unparalleled Beauty of the Night Sky ... Up Close
Andromeda Galaxy
M31 | Messier 31 | NGC 224
The Great Andromeda Galaxy, at 220,000 light years across and a trillion stars, is over twice the size and population of the Milky Way.


Viewing at 45%

All Images of Andromeda Galaxy
24 Sep 2016
23 Sep 2016
6 Nov 2013
9 Oct 2010
18 Sep 2004
Details:
Night of:Saturday September 24, 2016
Site:Laguna Niguel
Local Time:11:00 PM | Sep 24, 2016
Altitude:60
RA:00h 42m 44s
Declination:+41d 17'
Distance:2.5 million light years
Magnitude:+3.4 mV
Size:190' x 60'
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:Celestron NightScape
f/ratio:f6.3
Pixel Scale:1.45 arcsec
Image Size:1747 x 1378 pixels (2.4 MP)
42.2' x 33.3'
Exposure:45 sec
Stacked Frames:44
Post Processing:flats
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