Messier : Andromeda Galaxy (Messier M31)

Celestial motion
Date: 2022-01-20
Astronomical night: 19:14 - 06:12 (GMT -6)
Andromeda Galaxy (Messier M31) Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk66°288° (West)
Set02:03327° (Northwest)
Maximum elevation

Dusk

66°

288° (West)

Elevation

Andromeda Galaxy (Messier M31) Celestial motion
Information about Andromeda Galaxy (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

Tonight, 2022-01-20, galaxy NGC224 will become observable at west as the dusk sky fades, 66° above your horizon, at 19:14. At this time, the object will be at its highest elevation. At 02:03 the object will sink below the horizon at northwest.
 

Andromeda Galaxy (Messier M31) on the sky map

Andromeda Galaxy (Messier M31) on the sky map
Object type

Galaxy

Alternative names

Andromeda Galaxy

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)