The Andromeda Galaxy . also known as Messier 31 , M 31 , or NGC 224 , is spiral galaxy approximately , 780 kiloparsecs  , 2.5 , million light years , from Earth . It is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way and was often referred to as the Great Andromeda Nebula in older texts . name from the area of the sky in which it appears , the constellation of Andromeda which was named after the mythological princess Andromeda Being approximately 220,000 light years across:

The Andromeda Galaxy . also known as Messier 31 , M 31 , or NGC 224 , is spiral galaxy approximately million light years from Earth Photo: Source : +European Space Agency, ESA

Andromeda Galaxy ~ a massive spiral, 2.5 million light-years away, over twice the diameter of our own Milky Way, it's the largest nearby galaxy. Its population of bright young blue stars lies along its sweeping spiral arms. (Spitzer Space Telescope)

The Infrared Visible Andromeda Image Credit: Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Space Telescope Mayall Telescope (KPNO, NOAO), Digitized Sky Survey, Spitzer Space Telescope: Robert Gendler

Galaxy Andromeda.  Infrared   The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as Messier 31, M31, or NGC 224, is a spiral galaxy approximately 780 kiloparsecs (2.5 million light-years) from Earth. It is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way

Infrared The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as Messier or NGC is a spiral galaxy approximately 780 kiloparsecs million light-years) from Earth. It is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way

The Moon and the Andromeda Galaxy 2.5 billion light-years. Taken from Finland to the naked eye without the help of based telescopes.

The world's largest image of the Andromeda Galaxy shows the impressive size and scope of the star system.

@solitalo Amada Familia de Luz: Dispónganse a recibir la Energía que Ruth y yo les estamos enviando desde Andrómeda. Esta energía si la aceptan, les traerá grandes ventajas. Su fe se verá fortaleci...

Mensaje de Cristina de Andrómeda por Agesta. Parte I

Castle of 7 Stars. ♥ GARY TONGE Earth's Sky in 5 billion years when Andromeda closes in on the Milky Way Galaxy as the Collision begins.

The Andromeda Galaxy, M31, with dwarf satellite galaxies M32 and M110

The Andromeda Galaxy, with dwarf satellite galaxies and Alienne views these when she leaves the slipstream.

Звезда Апокалипсиса: Рисунки пришельца Galaxia Andromeda. Часть 65.

Звезда Апокалипсиса: Рисунки пришельца Galaxia Andromeda. Часть 65.

El Hubble capta la imagen más nítida de la galaxia Andrómeda

This is spectacular! The Hubble Telescope is a gem for humankind. "Hubble’s High-Definition Panoramic View of the Andromeda Galaxy"

Galáxia Andrômeda em diferentes comprimentos de onda

Image of Andromeda Galaxy taken with a Ritchey-Chrétien telescope by amateur astronomer Robert Gendler - via

AVANCES: ESTUDIAN A LA GALAXIA ANDRÓMEDA A TRAVÉS DE SUS GALAXIAS SATÉLITE...

AVANCES: ESTUDIAN A LA GALAXIA ANDRÓMEDA A TRAVÉS DE SUS GALAXIAS SATÉLITE...

Cómo se vería la colisión de Andrómeda con nuestra galaxia según la NASA #Ciencia #Astronomía #BellaCiencia

The Collision Of Andromeda As Seen From Earth, supposing it happens before our sun runs out of hydrogen, expands out to Mars before becoming a white dwarf, in about billion years

Diagram showing the components of a galaxy such as Andromeda

Artist rendering of Andromeda's thick disk structure, a place where stars are much older than those in the thin disk (Credit: Amanda Smith, IoA graphics officer)

Así de grande se vería la galaxia Andrómeda en el cielo si fuera más brillante

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The actual size of our nearest galactic neighbor, Andromeda, if it were bright enough to see. We should collide with it in about billion years. Start building your galaxy-collision bunkers now!

New HD panoramic view of the Andromeda galaxy, our galactic neighbor: http://go.nasa.gov/1BCXLnu  #aas225 @NASA_Hubble

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Earlier this month, NASA released the "sharpest large composite image ever taken of our galactic next-door neighbor [the Andromeda galaxy]," which is roughly million light years away.

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