NGC 891 is a good example of an edge-on spiral galaxy.
This galaxy lies at a distance of 27,3 million light years and can be found in the constellation Andromeda, near the star Gamma Andromedae.

This galaxy is not an easy visual target in small telescopes due to its low surface brightness (about mag.13).

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Name NGC891
Type Spiral galaxy
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 02h 22m 33s
Declination +42° 20′ 57″
Distance 27 Mly
Other designations UGC1831, PGC9031,Caldwell 23