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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy 9-11-05

Taken 9-11-05. Stack of 7exposures, 6 minutes each, ISO 400.

  • David Levinson 10y

    Looks great. Well done.
  • Pedro A. 9y

    Great photos, thanks again!
  • Phil 9y

    Fantastic shot!! One summer I set out to find Andromeda galaxy with my binoculars. It was tough but I suceeded. I have a question - I found the galaxy to be near Cassiopia constallation at this particular geographic location . Does this position change with the seasons etc or if I search near Cassiopia again, will I spot Andromeda
  • Bob 9y

    George, the relative position in the sky with respect to other stars will not change. At least not noticably in our lifetime. And I always find Andromeda easier to find in the fall from my yard. Probably because of all the trees.

    Cassiopia is the easiest way to locate Andromeda and it will always be there for you for at least the next thousand years or so. This link might answer your questions a little better than I can... www.madsci.org/posts/archives/feb99/918591912.As.r.html
  • Phil 9y

    Thanks for the info - I will have another look
  • faria! 9y

    wow...this is taking the The Sky's the Limit to a whole new level!

    stunning capture.
  • Hotash 9y

    Thank you so much for joining the ThE sKy'S tHe LiMiT group-your shots will help to inspire us to get our tele & camera out there!
    @Faria-you ain't just a woofing lol!
  • faria! 9y

    I added this great shot to the Showoff For OthersGroup because I like it!
  • lo-ny 9y

    superb picture.
  • Agata Guńko 8y

    Wow, I feel like a star in the cosmos :-)
  • reddish rover 7y

    Out of this world!!
  • biluu_72 7y

    Great shot....
  • Jalal Hameed Bhatti 7y


  • orient_princess86 7y

    This is what is called "perfect"
  • LitterART 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Boundary between Wilderness and Civilization, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Michael Menefee 7y

    Very, very impressive. Great stuff!

    --
    Seen in Boundary between Wilderness and Civilization (?)
  • Vulgaris Domesticus 6y

    This is my home............
  • Trevor Leyenhorst 6y

    nicely shot - looks like something out of a fantasy film. or star wars...
  • thegreatlandoni 6y

    It's hard to believe that this was taken by an "amateur" ... looks like a NASA or Hubble photo.
    .
  • jasecampbell 5y

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