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Star Cluster

Messier 80 :
globular star cluster

Messier 80 is a globular star cluster located in the constellation Scorpius . Messier 80 is magnitude 7.33*, and is 10' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Messier 80
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 7.33
      1. Size:
      2. 10'
      1. Right Ascension:
      2. 16h 17m 02.41s
      1. Declination:
      2. -22° 58' 33.9"
      1. Messier #:
      2. M80

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.



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