Messier : Messier M31

Information about Messier M31

General information

NGC224 is the galaxy at magnitude 3 that is placed in Andromeda constellation and has apparent size of 45 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, galaxy is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.

Information for observations

2019-05-26 galaxy NGC224 will rise at northeast at 23:34 and will be observable until fading from view as dawn breaks. This time (04:40) the object will be placed at northeast. Maximum elevation, 46° above horizon, will be reached at 04:39, when galaxy will be placed at northeast.
 

Messier M31 on the sky map

Messier M31 on the sky map
Object type

Galaxy

Alternative names

Andromeda Nebula, Andromeda Galaxy, Andromeda, And Nebula

Constellation

Andromeda

Magnitude

3

Apparent size45'x25'
Right ascension0h 42m 44.33s
Declination41° 16′ 7.5″

Catalogues

Messier

M31

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC224

International Catalogue (IC)

Celestial motion
Date: 2019-05-26
Astronomical night: 21:35 - 04:40 (GMT -5)
Messier M31 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
Rise23:3432° (Northeast)
SetDawn45°67° (Northeast)
Maximum elevation

04:39

46°

67° (Northeast)

Elevation

Messier M31 Celestial motion