The Great Andromeda Galaxy (M31)

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M31, the Great Andromeda Galaxy, is the classic spiral galaxy, and the Milky Way's closest neighboring major galaxy. Andromeda lies a mere 2.54 million light years away, and is visible with the naked eye from a dark sky site. Two satellite galaxies are clearly visible, M32 above to the left, and M110 at the lower edge of the frame. Andromeda itself is estimated to contain one trillion stars

 Optics:Stellarvue SVR102T w/ field flattener 
Camera:astro-modified Canon T5i 
Exposure info:5 x 240 secs, iso800 
Filters used:none 
date:8/14/2015