M49 (NGC 4472)
Messier M49 (NGC 4472) is a elliptical galaxy located in the constellation Virgo in the Virgo Cluster of galaxies.
Messier M49 is best viewed during late spring, is magnitude 10.0*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 9 x 7.5' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.
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