Andromeda galaxy and us

Posted: October 16, 2013 in Astronomy
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Andromeda 2

As you may know the Andromeda galaxy is one of my favourites objects to photograph and I have mentioned in a few posts that Astronomers expect it to collide with our own milky way at some point in the distant future. I was interested therefore to see the following article and simulation video of how it may look as it approaches our galaxy

http://earthsky.org/space/video-of-earths-night-sky-between-now-and-7-billion-years?utm_source=EarthSky+News&utm_campaign=4f9101a2b9-EarthSky_News&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c643945d79-4f9101a2b9-393761461

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