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Deutsch: Die Andromedagalaxie ist eine Spiralgalaxie im Sternbild Andromeda (etwa 2,4 bis 2,9 Millionen Lichtjahre entfernt). Das Foto zeigt auch die Messierobjekte 32 und 110, sowie NGC 206 (eine helle Sternassoziation in der Andromedagalaxie) und den Stern ν Andromedae. Kombination von LRGB- und -Bilddaten.
English: The Andromeda Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years away in the constellation Andromeda. The image also shows Messier Objects 32 and 110, as well as NGC 206 (a bright star cloud in the Andromeda Galaxy) and the star Nu Andromedae. This image was taken using a hydrogen-alpha filter.
Español: La Galaxia de Andrómeda es una galaxia espiral a aproximadamente 2,5 millones de años luz, en la Constelación de Andrómeda. La imagen también muestra las galaxias elípticas M32 y M110, así como NGC 206 (una brillante nube estelar en la Galaxia de Andrómeda) y la estrella Ni Andromedae.
Français: La galaxie d’Andromède est une galaxie spirale entre 2,4 et 2,9 millions d’années-lumière de la Terre. On peut voir aussi dans cette image les objets M32 et M110 du Catalogue Messier.
العربية: مجرَّة المرأة المُسلسلة هي مجرَّة حلزونيَّة تبعد حوالي 2.5 مليون سنة ضوئيَّة وتقع في كوكبة المرأة المُسلسلة. يظهر في الصورة أيضًا العديد من الأجرام المسييهيَّة مثل مسييه 32 ومسييه 110، بالإضافة إلى NGC 206 (سحابة نجم ساطع تقع ضمن مجرَّة المرأة المُسلسلة) والنجم نو أندروميدايي. التُقطت هذه الصُورة باستخدام مُرشِّح ألفا-H.
Norsk bokmål: Andromedagalaksen, en spiralgalakse 2,5 millioner lysår unna i Stjernebildet Andromeda. Messierobjektene M31 og M110 samt NGC 206 vises også på bildet.
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Source M31, the Andromeda Galaxy (now with h-alpha)
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English: The Andromeda Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years away in the constellation Andromeda. The image also shows Messier 32 and 110, as well as NGC 206 (a bright star cloud in the Andromeda Galaxy) and the star Nu Andromedae.

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