The Andromeda Galaxy
An HST image of M31's core and two ground-based views.
About the Image
NASA press release
|Release date:||20 July 1993, 06:00|
|Size:||3552 x 2032 px|
About the Object
|Name:||Andromeda Galaxy, IRAS 00400+4059, M 31, Messier 31, NGC 224|
|Type:||• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral|
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Center/Core
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
|Distance:||2 million light years|
Colours & filters
|Hubble Space Telescope|
Notes: The first two images in the strip were captured by ground-based telescopes, the third (right) image is from the Hubble Space Telescope.