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Where to find The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)

The closest galaxy to our own is the furthest object that can be seen with the naked eye. It is 2 million light years distant, so by simply looking at it you are looking 2 million years in to the past. In even a moderatley dark location it is revealed as a smudge in the sky in the constellation of Andromeda.



Here is another example (different angle for Autumn) Notice that the slim V shape of Cassiopiea points towards M31...
The Andromeda Galaxy


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