Andromeda Galaxy


Andromeda Galaxy
the spiral galaxy M31 in the Local Group; visually, the main galaxy in the Andromeda Constellation
Syn: Andromeda, M31, Messier 31, Messier object 31, NGC 224, Dreyer 224, Dreyer object 224, NGC object 224, Great Nebula in Andromeda

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