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 will become visible around 21:00 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 23° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 23:58.

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Name M 80
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6093
Mel 142
Position
Constellation:Scorpius
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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39.04°N
77.49°W
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