Wednesday, 21 October 2020

NASA Highlight: The Andromeda galaxy seen from Colombia

US space agency NASA on Tuesday highlighted this photo of the Andromeda galaxy taken from Colombia by photographer Hugo Armando Rua.

The Andromeda galaxy is the closest galaxy to our own, the Milky Way.

The galaxy lies at 2.5 million light years from the Milky Way and is 220,000 light years Across.

- paying the bills -

Its size makes it the biggest galaxy in our part of the universe and relatively visible through the stars of our own.

When looking at the galaxy from a telescope, it looks like this:

(Image credit: Jacob Bers)

(Image credit: Jacob Bers)

Colombia Reports

- paying the bills -
- paying the bills -

Related Articles

Former Colombia’s President Uribe placed under house arrest over witness tampering

(QCOLOMBIA) Colombia's highest court last week ordered that former President Alvaro...

Controversy in Colombia over the arrival of the US military

The arrival of US troops in Colombia has always caused controversy...

MOST READ

Let's Keep This Going!

To be updated with all the latest news and information about Colombia and Latin America.

Colombia Reports

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.