Posts Tagged ‘Andromeda’

Fall Constellations in the Northern Hemisphere

The Fall Constellations

The Fall Constellations

As the days begin to get shorter and the air gets crisper, it is a great time to get outside to look at the Fall Constellations.  The Fall Constellation Chart above will help you identify some of my favorite constellations in the Northern Hemisphere.  Fall makes for the best constellation viewing.  While the atmosphere is not quite as clear as it is in the winter, it’s an awful lot warmer!

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Colliding Galaxies: Can the Milky Way Galaxy Collide with Andromeda?

ARP 87This is one of those things that’s hard to get your head around.  Imagine a collision between two objects whose size is measured in light years!  Despite the fact that the universe is vast – approximately 93 billion light years across, galaxies still manage to run into one another.

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