The globular cluster M 80

Image of M 80
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 80 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 15° from it.

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Name M 80
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6093
Mel 142
Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Magnitude:7.30 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:16h17m [1]
Declination:-22°58' [1]
Distance:10.0 kpc
32.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-7.70

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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