M49 (NGC 4472)
Messier 49 (NGC 4472) is an elliptical galaxy located in the constellation Virgo in the Virgo Cluster of galaxies. M49 is 56,000,000 light years away from Earth.
M49 is best viewed during late spring, is magnitude 9.4, and can be viewed with binoculars. M49 is 10' x 8' in apparent 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.