M31/M32/M110 Andromeda Galaxies

M31/M32/M110 Andromeda Galaxies

M31/M32/M110 Andromeda Galaxies is 3 galaxies all in the same field of  view.  The main galaxy M31, also known as NGC 224/226 and originally the Andromeda Nebula, is a barred spiral galaxy with diameter of about 220,000 ly approximately 2.5 million light-years from Earth and the nearest large galaxy to the Milky Way.

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Also in this image is M32 and M110 which are satellite galaxies of M31.  M110 is also in the Herschel 400 List

Our Local Group

The Andromeda Galaxy is one of the other Major Brightest Galaxies in our local group.  On a dark night with no light pollution, it can been seen without Optical Assistance.

Observation Log Information
Log Index:1182
Equipment:110mmDoublet EP APO – PF Canon 60D

Keywords: M31,M32,M110,Andromeda,Galaxies, Messiers

January 10, 2024
Roger Nelson