Fast Facts: Andromeda Galaxy

Fast Facts: Andromeda Galaxy
Name Andromeda Galaxy, M31, NGC 224
Description A spiral galaxy that is estimated to contain as many as a trillion stars
Age The oldest known stars are 13 billion years old
Location Found in the Andromeda constellation, northern celestial hemispher
Distance
from Earth
Approximately 2.5 million light-years away
Size 140,000 light-years in width
Andromeda Galaxy
A ground-based image of the Andromeda Galaxy.

Fast Facts: Andromeda Galaxy