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Old 05-22-2010, 08:06 PM   #7
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On most any clear summer night I can see M31, the Andromeda Galaxy without any optical aid. It is 2.52 million light-years away. That would be 14,814,135,940,422,693,000 miles. But it is approaching us ever closer.
"Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth." -Walt Whitman
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