M88 (NGC 4501)
Messier 88 (NGC 4501) is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Coma Berenices in the Virgo Cluster of galaxies. M88 is 47,000,000 light years away from Earth.
M88 is best viewed during late spring, is magnitude 10.4, and can be viewed with small telescope. M88 is 7' x 3.7' 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.