Messier 80 (NGC6093) is a globular cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 32600 light years away in the constellation of Scorpius.
It is referred to as M(80) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(6093) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.
The Globular Cluster's location is 16:17.0 (R.A.) and -22:59 (Dec.). Its Visual Brightness is a 7.3 Magnitude and has an apparent magnitude of 8 with an apparent dimension of 10.0 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
(M80,NGC6093) is a globular cluster. It was discovered in 1781 by Charles Messier. It's location is RA(16:17.0), Dec(-22:59) and its distance is calculated 32.6 light years away. Its visual Brightness is 7.3. Its apparent dimensions measured in arcmins is 10.0.
|Name||Messier 80 (NGC6093)|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1781|