Category: Galaxy

Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda Nebula (M31)

Member, Dave Wilkins, assembled this fantastic image of the Andromeda Nebula (M31, NGC 224) from 55 images of 1-minute duration. Images were taken near Kinzua Point, close to Warren, PA in July, 2020. The nebula is a barred spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years from Earth and the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way. The galaxy’s name stems from the area of Earth’s sky in which it appears, the constellation of Andromeda

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NGC 4501

NGC 4501 is a spiral galaxy of type Sb.

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NGC 7479

NGC 7479, also known as Caldwell 44 is a barred spiral galaxy about 105 million light-years away in the constellation Pegasus.

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NGC 891

NGC 891, Caldwell 23, is an edge-on unbarred spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Andromeda.

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