New Image of the Andromeda Galaxy

Image of the Andromeda Galaxy

This newly released image shows the Andromeda Galaxy, a spiral galaxy located roughly 2.5 million light-years from Earth.

Andromeda Galaxy

This bright image shows the Andromeda Galaxy, also known as M-31, as seen on the evening of November 10, 2013. This is a 10-minute exposure using a SBIG ST-8300C one-shot color CCD connected to a Takahashi 6″ refractor, located at the New Mexico Skies observatory.

Source: NASA

Image: NASA/MSFC/Meteoroid Environment Office/Bill Cooke

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