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 Fairfield , M 80 is visible between 22:45 and 02:04. It will become accessible around 22:45, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 00:26, 25° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:04 when it sinks below 21° 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) [3]
Right ascension:16h17m [2]
Declination:-22°58' [2]
Distance:10.0 kpc
32.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.70




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