A piece of M31

Part of the Andromeda Galaxy, M31, seen through a narrow filter near, but not at, the H-alpha emission line of ionized hydrogen.

Credit:
Jay Gallagher (U. Wisconsin)/WIYN/NOIRLab/NSF

About the Image

Id:noao-m31_wiyn
Type:Observation
Release date:June 30, 2020, 9:33 p.m.
Size:2043 x 2042 px

About the Object

Name:M31
Constellation:Andromeda
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):0 41 25.43
Position (Dec):41° 12' 41.35"
Field of view:6.72 x 6.71 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.7° left of vertical