M64 (NGC 4826) - Blackeye Galaxy
Messier 64 (NGC 4826), also known as the Blackeye Galaxy, is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Coma Berenices in the CVn I Group of galaxies. M64 is 17,300,000 light years away from Earth.
M64 is best viewed during late spring, is magnitude 8.5, and can be viewed with binoculars. M64 is 10.7' x 5.1' 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.