M53 (NGC 5024)
Messier 53 (NGC 5024) is a globular cluster located in the constellation Coma Berenices, in the Galactic Center of the Milky Way Galaxy in the Local Group of galaxies. M53 is 58,000 light years away from Earth.
M53 is best viewed during late spring, is magnitude 8.3, and can be viewed with binoculars. M53 is 13' 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.