M31 Andromeda Galaxy The Andromeda Galaxy is the closest large galaxy, 2.5 million light  years distant  from the Milky Way.  Both galaxies are part of the local group of approximately 25 galaxies, that include M32, M110, M33, and many dwarf … Continue reading

NGC 7331 and the Deerlick Group The NGC 7331  galaxy group, better known as the Deerlick group, consists of NGC 7331 (10.2),the main galaxy at 40 million light years distant, and NGC 7335 (14.5), 7336 (15.6), 7337 (14.5)  and NGC 7340 (15.4). … Continue reading

Galaxy NGC 891 NGC 891 is an edge-on spiral galaxy 30 million light years away in the constellation of Andromeda. You can see its faint dust lane along the plane of the galaxy because of  its orientation to our line of … Continue reading