The collision of Andromeda seen from Earth (Events depicted are in a time scale of millions of years)

The collision of Andromeda seen from Earth (Events depicted are in a time scale of millions of years)

Andromeda Galaxy it's actually coming towards us hints the blue color from blue shift, the shortening of the light wavelengths

Andromeda Galaxy it's actually coming towards us hints the blue color from blue shift, the shortening of the light wavelengths

The Andromeda Galaxy . also known as Messier 31 , M 31 , or NGC 224 , is spiral galaxy approximately , 780 kiloparsecs  , 2.5 , million light years , from Earth . It is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way and was often referred to as the Great Andromeda Nebula in older texts . name from the area of the sky in which it appears , the constellation of Andromeda which was named after the mythological princess Andromeda Being approximately 220,000 light years across:

The Andromeda Galaxy . also known as Messier 31 , M 31 , or NGC 224 , is spiral galaxy approximately , 780 kiloparsecs , 2.5 , million light years , from Earth . It is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way and was often referred to as the Great Andromeda Nebula in older texts . name from the area of the sky in which it appears , the constellation of Andromeda which was named after the mythological princess Andromeda Being approximately 220,000 light years across:

This Is A Map Of The Entire Universe, Squeezed Into One Mind-Boggling Image via #HSHDSH

This Is A Map Of The Entire Universe, Squeezed Into One Mind-Boggling Image

This Is A Map Of The Entire Universe, Squeezed Into One Mind-Boggling Image via #HSHDSH

Can you spot the Milky Way and its closest neighbor, Andromeda, in this stunning vertical panorama?

Galaxies light up the night sky in amazing cosmic vista

Can you spot the Milky Way and its closest neighbor, Andromeda, in this stunning vertical panorama?

Andromeda Galaxy, 2.5 million light-years away from Earth.  Credit: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope

Andromeda Galaxy, 2.5 million light-years away from Earth. Credit: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope

And there's so much more out there, out of sight, out of reach. And this is just ONE galaxy! Imagine how many, countless, more there are! Such an endless universe! So many possibilities! So many worlds and dreams...

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

And there's so much more out there, out of sight, out of reach. And this is just ONE galaxy! Imagine how many, countless, more there are! Such an endless universe! So many possibilities! So many worlds and dreams...

Image of M31 taken with a 12.5 inch Ritchey-Chretien telescope by amateur astronomer Robert Gendler.

Image of M31 taken with a 12.5 inch Ritchey-Chretien telescope by amateur astronomer Robert Gendler.

NASA’s Astronomy Picture Of The Day – Moon Over Andromeda

NASA’s Astronomy Picture Of The Day – Moon Over Andromeda

spacettf: “ & Copyright: Adam Block and Tim Puckett Explanation: The Great Spiral Galaxy in Andromeda (aka a mere million light-years distant, is the closest large spiral to our own Milky.

Images of Black Holes NASA | Black Hole Bonanza' Found In Nearby Andromeda Galaxy Says Nasa

Nasa Find 'Black Hole Bonanza'

Images of Black Holes NASA | Black Hole Bonanza' Found In Nearby Andromeda Galaxy Says Nasa

Humility:   Andromeda’s actual size, not accounting for the fact it is 2.5 BILLION LIGHT YEARS away, compared with the moon's 238,000 MILES away.

Andromeda’s actual size…

Humility: Andromeda’s actual size, not accounting for the fact it is 2.5 BILLION LIGHT YEARS away, compared with the moon's 238,000 MILES away.

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