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Total Lunar Eclipse 2011

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...



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