Zooming in on the Andromeda Galaxy

This video shows the location of the Andromeda Galaxy (also known as Messier 31, or M 31) in the sky. M 31 is the closest spiral galaxy to Earth. The video begins with a photograph of the Milky Way, and ends on an image of M 31 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2.


S. Brunier, Digitized Sky Survey 2 (Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin)

About the Video

Release date:21 July 2011, 10:00
Related releases:heic1112
Duration:50 s

About the Object

Name:Andromeda Galaxy, Messier 31
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Local Universe : Star : Type : Variable



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