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? Mway and in upper left corner is it the Andromeda ?
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Andromeda Galaxy (the Andromeda Galaxy is one of the closest Galaxy to us, scientists even believe that someday the Andromeda Galaxy will make a collision with our Milky way and completely destroy both of the Galaxies). I learned this on How The Universe
Galaxies light up the night sky in amazing cosmic vista
The Andromeda Galaxy is 2 million light years away from us so what we see now is how it appeared 2 million years ago. It will collide with our Milky Way 2 billions years from now. The two galaxies are heading towards each other at a rate of 430 km/hr.