Andromeda is a constellation in the northern sky. It is named after the princess Andromeda in Greek mythology. It is sometimes called “the Chained Lady” or “the Chained Woman” in English.

The Andromeda Galaxy is inside Andromeda, so it has the same name. It is the closest spiral galaxy to Earth.

The Andromeda Galaxy is the furthest object you can see with the naked eye. In light years it is about 250 million light years away.



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