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Have you ever seen the Andromeda galaxy?




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Have you ever seen the Andromeda galaxy?


asks APOD today with a nice photo where you can see the Andromeda galaxy rising over the Italian Alps.

I didn't know that it can be seen like that.
Nevertheless, as APOD writes, over the next few billion years it will get closer and closer.



3 blog comments below

I get having a long exposure time. However, when I took a picture of the sky (I was playing with exposure times to see what I could see) and one point of light in the sky (and a few others) traveled across the frame. I can't tell the difference between possible satellites in the shot and stars but... I would expect some movement in the picture... Hmm...
TheGremlyn on Tue Aug 18, 2015 2:21 pm
This was taken with an extremely long exposure time of about 4 minutes!

TheGremlyn on Tue Aug 18, 2015 2:23 pm
I enjoy APOD photos and explanations almost everyday.
standready on Tue Aug 18, 2015 4:03 pm



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