According to my heritage dictionary, circa 1969, Andromeda is a constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Lacerta and Perseus. According to Wiki it is also "the closest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way and one of the brightest Messier objects, which are "naturally occurring physical entities, associations, or structures that current science has demonstrated to exist in the observable universe." It is scheduled to crash into the Milky Way in about 5 billion years (bummer!). It was first discovered by Persian astronomer, Abd al-Rahman al-Suf in 964.*
The Andromeda Galaxy also happens to be where my current wip, NO REST, takes place. You can check out my progress on my side bar.
A also happens to stand for Arlee, as in Arlee Bird, the force behind the phenomenon that is A - Z. If you get the chance, go say hi and thank you to the founder of the most excellent fest ever :)
THANK YOU ARLEE!!!