M31, Andromeda Galaxy in Andromeda

Target Type R.A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M31 (NGC 224) Spiral Galaxy 00h 42m 44s +41° 16′ 08″ Andromeda 3.3 178×70 arcmin Overview There are two members of the Messier catalog vying for title of “most famous deep sky object”. One of them is M42, the Orion Nebula, the other is this, the closest large […]

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Challenging Doubles in Andromeda

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size AC1 Double Star 00h 20m 54s +32° 58′ 41″ Andromeda +6.9 and +8.3 n/a 36 And Double Star 00h 54m 58s +23° 37′ 43″ Andromeda +6.5 and +5.5 n/a Overview In December’s final challenge – 2020’s final challenge, we’re going to take a look at two challenging

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