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What is the nearest elliptical galaxy to the milky way?

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December 02, 2009 3:21PM

Messier 32 is a dwarf elliptical galaxy about 2.65 million light years away in the constellation Andromeda

Maffei 1
is a giant elliptical galaxy in the constellation about 10 billion light years away in the constellation Cassiopeia. It is the closest giant elliptical galaxy to the Milky Way