Glass Eye Studio – Celestial – Andromeda Galaxy

$135.00

The Andormeda Galaxy is our nearest neighbor galaxy and is visible to the naked eye under most conditions. This galaxy was known as ” Little Cloud” to the Persian astronomers dating as far back as 964 A.D. In 1887 Issac Roberts obtained the first photograph of the Andromeda Galaxy, which showed the galaxies spiral structure; it’s most distinct feature.
Approximately 3″ diameter
Handmade by Glass Eye Studio in Seattle, WA

Description

The Andromeda Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years from Earth. It is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way, but not the nearest galaxy overall. It gets its name from the area of the sky in which it appears, the constellation of Andromeda, which was named after the mythological princess Andromeda.

Additional information

Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 8 × 8 in

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