M80

M80

Description of object: M80 is located in the head of Scorpius, less than four degrees from the brighter cluster M4.

Image Information: 22:10 June 16, 2002.  This image was created from eight stacked images all with 10-second exposures.
Moon Illumination: 30%

Telescope and Camera Information: Meade 12in. f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain with an Apogee AP6E CCD camera.