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The other Andromeda

Seek out treasures beyond the galaxy.
Harrington
The mere mention to an amateur astronomer of the constellation Andromeda will probably conjure up images of M31, the Andromeda Galaxy. While that is a wonder to behold through telescopes and binoculars alike (see my December 2016 column to find out more), this month, I want to examine the other Andromeda — that is, worthwhile targets that are often bypassed because M31 is so captivating. There is more to meet the eye within the bounds of our celestial princess, if you know where to look.

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