Globular Cluster in Scorpius
Messier 80 is a fairly bright globular cluster that can be found about half-way between Antares, the bright red star in Scorpius, and Beta Scorpii, the uppermost of the three bright stars that form the claws of the scorpion.
|Distance (light yrs)
|Field of View
||21' x 16'
Image details: Exposure times of 15 minutes luminance and 9 minutes each of red, green and blue, taken with an SBIG 8300M imager and a 12" Meade telescope at f/10.