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The farthest you can see with the naked eye is up to 2.4 million light years away! (140,000,000,000,000,000,000 miles)

2.4 million light years, is the distance from the earth to the giant Andromeda Galaxy. Andromeda is the closest big galaxy to our Milky Way. At 2.4 million light-years, it’s the most distant thing you can see with the eye alone

You can see it easily as a dim, large gray “cloud” almost directly overhead in a clear night sky. Andromeda galaxy is the largest galaxy in the Local Group, more than twice the size of the Milky Way. It is estimated to host more than a trillion stars, making it four times larger than our very own Milky Way Galaxy.

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