Click photo to see a larger image.
Largest Image (1 meg)
|Description:||The 'Andromeda Galaxy' is the nearest large galaxy to our own. It is unusually rich in globular clusters for a spiral galaxy, harboring at least 500 of them. The black hole at the center of this galaxy has a mass of about 30 million Suns.|
|Distance:||2.5 million light years|
|Apparent Size:||3.1o x 1.0o|
|Date:||18 august 2006|
|Equipment:||AP155, ST10XME, AP1200|
|Exposure:||RGB: 40 minutes each, unbinned (Astrodons)|