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: A collision between Andromeda and Milky Way is expected to happen in about 4.5 billion years. Andromeda with its 1 trillion stars and 220000 ly diameter is twice the size of Milky Way
Telescope=Astro-Tech-AT-65Q-FL=420mm Camera=Canon700D-Baader-mod Exposures=5x120, 33x360 ISO 800 Weather= A little light pollution
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