The Andromeda Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Andromeda Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 60 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Andromeda Galaxy is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 21:28, when it rises 16° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:21, 87° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:10, 80° above your western horizon.

Name Andromeda Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
M 31
NGC 224
Andromeda A
Magnitude:3.44 (V)[1]
4.36 (B)[1]
1.28 (H)[1]
0.98 (K)[1]
2.09 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.92
Hubble type:Sb
Right Ascension:00h42m [1]
Declination:+41°16' [1]
Distance:792.0 kpc
2581.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.05
02 Oct 2018  –  M31 is well placed
02 Oct 2019  –  M31 is well placed
01 Oct 2020  –  M31 is well placed
01 Oct 2021  –  M31 is well placed
01 Oct 2022  –  M31 is well placed
02 Oct 2023  –  M31 is well placed
01 Oct 2024  –  M31 is well placed
01 Oct 2025  –  M31 is well placed




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