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 Seattle , the Andromeda Galaxy is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:27 (PDT) and reaching an altitude of 28° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 03:42.

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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
Constellation:Andromeda
Magnitude:3.44 (V) [2]
4.36 (B) [2]
2.09 (J) [2]
1.28 (H) [2]
0.98 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.92
Hubble type:Sb
Right ascension:00h42m [2]
Declination:+41°16' [2]
Distance:674.5 kpc
2198.9 klyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.70
Visibility from Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.

Events
02 Oct 2022  –  M31 is well placed
02 Oct 2023  –  M31 is well placed
01 Oct 2024  –  M31 is well placed
02 Oct 2025  –  M31 is well placed
02 Oct 2026  –  M31 is well placed
02 Oct 2027  –  M31 is well placed
01 Oct 2028  –  M31 is well placed
02 Oct 2029  –  M31 is well placed

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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