M31, Lick
Name: M31
Alternative name: Andromeda galaxy
Constellation: Andromeda
RA: 00h 42m 44s
Dec: +41d 16m 09s
Distance: 3 million light years
Object type: Galaxy
Size: 190 arcminutes
Apparent magnitude: 4
Notes: M31 is a prominant spiral galaxy. It is near enough and bright enough that it can be seen through a pair of binoculars from somewhere reasonably dark, it's an ideal object to look for from your back garden on a clear night.

Image credit: Lick Observatory