The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)

Image of the Andromeda Galaxy
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 150 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , the Andromeda Galaxy is difficult to observe as it will appear no higher than 18° above the horizon. It is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:12 (EDT) – 3 hours and 51 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 18° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:54.

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Name The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
Object type Galaxy
Other names
The Andromeda Galaxy
M31[1]
NGC 224[2]
Andromeda A
Position
Right ascension:00h42m [2]
Declination:+41°16' [2]
Constellation:Andromeda
Magnitude:3.44 (V) [2]
4.29 (B) [2]
2.09 (J) [2]
1.28 (H) [2]
0.98 (K) [2]
Hubble type:Sb
Distance:674.5 kpc
2198.9 klyr [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.85
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.70
Visibility from Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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