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English: This is a celestial map of the constellation Andromeda.

Copyright © 2005 Torsten Bronger.

It was created by Torsten Bronger using the program PP3 on 19/05/2005. At PP3's homepage, you also get the input scripts necessary for re-compiling the map.

The yellow dashed lines are constellation boundaries, the red dashed line is the ecliptic, and the shades of blue show Milky Way areas of different brightness. The map contains all Messier objects, except for colliding ones. The underlying database contains all stars brighter than 6.5. All coordinates refer to equinox 2000.0.

The map is calculated with the azimuthal equidistant projection (the azimuth being in the centre of the image). The north pole is to the top. The (horizontal) lines of equal declination are drawn for 0°, ±10°, ±20° etc. The lines of equal rectascension are drawn for all 24 hours. The scale of the map is (approx.) 11.8 pixel per degree at the centre of the bitmap. Towards the rim there is a very slight magnification (and distortion).

Category:Maps of the constellations
Date 10 March 2007 (first version); 29 May 2005 (last version)
Source Transferred from en.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Mike Peel using CommonsHelper.
Author Original uploader was Bronger at en.wikipedia. Later version(s) were uploaded by Rursus at en.wikipedia.
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