Andromeda and the Queen

Constellation Cassiopeia and the Andromeda Galaxy, ISO 3200, 18MM, F/3.5, 30"
Constellation Cassiopeia and the Andromeda Galaxy, ISO 3200, 18MM, F/3.5, 30″

My first image of the Andromeda Galaxy (right and below center), 2.5 million light years away. To the center left is the “W” shape of the constellation Cassiopeia.

I like this photo because it has depth. We have the house, then, the stars in Cassiopeia, dozens of light years away, then the background stars of the Milky Way thousands of light years behind them. Then, farthest of all, Andromeda.

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