Object #25 M31

Monday, July 28 2008 @ 02:46 MDT

Contributed by: evilscientist

M31 - Spiral Galaxy in Andromeda
Object # 25 Object Name:M31
Other Names:NGC 224, Andromeda Galaxy
RA:00:42:44.30 Dec:41:16:08.00
Constellation:Andromeda Season:Autumn
Magnitude:3.5 Type:Galaxy type:Sb
Description:
This quintessential spiral galaxy is normally visible to the unaided eye from a dark site. I was unable to see it from my city location with the unaided eye. An easy object in both binoculars and a telescope and well worth the look.
BINOCULAR TELESCOPE
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