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Messier 110
Messier 110 Edward Young Star
Credit: NASA, ESA

M110 (NGC 205) - Edward Young Star

Messier 110 (NGC 205), also known as the Edward Young Star, is a dwarf elliptical galaxy located in the constellation Andromeda in the Local Group of galaxies. M110 is 2,700,000 light years away from Earth.

M110 is best viewed during winter, is magnitude 8.9, and can be viewed with binoculars. M110 is 22' x 11' in apparent size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Edward Young Star
      1. Type:
      2. dwarf elliptical galaxy
      1. NGC or IC:
      2. NGC 205
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 8.9
      1. Viewing:
      2. binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 22' x 11'
      1. Distance (light years):
      2. 2,700,000 LY
      1. RA:
      2. 0h 40.4m
      1. Dec:
      2. 41 41'
      1. Season:
      2. winter
      1. Galaxy group:
      2. Local Group

    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.