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xx How Far Away is the Andromeda Galaxy?
« Thread started on: Apr 14th, 2015, 3:13pm »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddvW3_hiJjg
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xx Re: How Far Away is the Andromeda Galaxy?
« Reply #1 on: Apr 15th, 2015, 3:33pm »

A long freakin way....... grin

Watching astronomical videos like that really wakes one up to how insignificant we are in relation to the size of the universe overall.
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xx Re: How Far Away is the Andromeda Galaxy?
« Reply #2 on: Apr 15th, 2015, 6:45pm »

DRWU IS INDEED CORRECT...

TO WIT:

"A long freakin way......."

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The distance to the Andromeda Galaxy is 2.54 million light-years, or 778 kiloparsecs.

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xx Re: How Far Away is the Andromeda Galaxy?
« Reply #3 on: Nov 14th, 2017, 12:09pm »

Getting closer everyday. cool

They're so cool to observe through a scope. On good clear nights I see detail in M31. M32 next to it, and M110 in the same field of view.

Here's a supernova(SN2014J) explosion in M82 in Ursa Major observed by Hubble. :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=59&v=tzSAoW6fS6c





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« Reply #4 on: Nov 14th, 2017, 2:13pm »

Snake ! shocked

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171113111123.htm

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