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Optical photograph of the Andromeda Galaxy

Optical photograph of the Andromeda Galaxy

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GEORGE EAST / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY. GEORGE EAST / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY.

Caption

Optical photograph of the Andromeda galaxy (M31). Containing over 100 billion stars, the relatively nearby galaxy is slightly larger than our own Milky Way galaxy, and has 2 smaller companions. Photographed from Mashpee, Massachusetts, USA, on September 23, 1978.

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