The Andromeda Galaxy is a approximately 2.5 million light-years from Earth. The Andromeda Galaxy is the closest galaxy to the milky way and so is popular in science fiction having various aliens races originating from it. Andromeda is actually getting closer to the milky way and will collide with the milky way in about 5 billion years.
Andromeda Galaxy in Science FictionEdit
- Around the year 198,000 BCE ,in the Star Control series this is a location in addition to the Kessari Quadrant that the Precursors had traveled to after leaving the local Quadrant.
- 1190s CE and in the Expanded Star Trek universe ,a small Cruiser from an alien race known as the Saer'nar leaves ahead of the rest of the fleet to travel off to the Milky Way galaxy.