Andromeda is 2.5 million years away and yet when we look up at the night sky chances are you can see it with your naked eye. What do we know about this neighboring galaxy?
Andromeda Galaxy Is Surrounded by a Supersized Gas Halo
“One of the Milky Way’s closest galactic neighbors is surrounded by a much bigger halo of gas than previously thought, new observations from the Hubble Space Telescope reveal.”
Hubble’s High-Definition Panoramic View of the Andromeda Galaxy
“The largest NASA Hubble Space Telescope image ever assembled, this sweeping bird’s-eye view of a portion of the Andromeda galaxy (M31) is the sharpest large composite image ever taken of our galactic next-door neighbor.”
Andromeda Galaxy Will Collide With Milky Way
“Andromeda galaxy will actually collide with the Milky Way in about 2 billion years, according to the most recent Hubble Space Telescope measurements of the motion of Andromeda and the Milky Way.”
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