M80
Copyright 2011
Larry Phillips
M80, NGC 6093 globular cluster in the constellation Scorpius.

Distance: 32,600 light years.
Size: 95 light years across with several 100's of thousands of stars
Camera: SBIG ST-2000XM
Telescope: Astrophysics Starfire 140 EDT F7.5
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO with Advanced Telescope Systems portable pier
Images: Exposure was 16 sub images @ 8 red, 4 green, and 4 blue for a total exposure time of 2 hours
                  and 40 minutes.
Date: May 2009
Software: Camera, mount, and guider control - CCD Commander & MaximDL, calibration and stacking - CCDStack, further processing in Photoshop CS4.