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 visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:57 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:46, 27° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:49, when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 80
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6093
Mel 142
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




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