(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6093 or M80 - Inst: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian

Observation Poster: Andrew Wood <bandawood@bigpond.com>
Observer: Andrew Wood
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: Oct 4, 1997
Location of site: Wollongong (Lat 34.5S, Elev 100m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian
Magnification: 55-225
Object(s): NGC 6093 or M80
Category: Globular cluster.
Constellation: Sco
Data: mag 7.2  size 9 min
Position: RA 16:17  DEC -22:59
Small but very bright
Nice and compact
Begins to resolve at 225x
Also observed from a similar site July 29, 2000: Nice bright glob with a very bright centre. Only a handful of resolved stars, possibly field stars (150x). Bright field star lies NE
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