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NGC 891 The Other Andromeda Galaxy
NGC 891 The Other Andromeda Galaxy
Description: NGC 891 is an edge on unbarred spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Andromeda. It was discovered by William Herschel in August 1783. The galaxy in a member of NGC 1023 group of galaxies in the Local Supercluster. Visually, the object is visible in small to moderate size telescopes as a faint elongated smear of light with a dust lane visible in larger apertures.

Date Taken: 10/17/2008
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City: Billerica
State: massachusetts
Zipcode: 01862
Country: United States
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Uploaded on 11/2/2008
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