Re: (IAAC) Obj: NGC 6231 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount

Opps - this one got past me. The connie is, of course, Sco.
>Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>
>Observer: William L. Schart
>Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
>Date/time of observation: 7/18/01 11:45 pm CDT
>Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
>Site classification: Suburban
>Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
>Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
>Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
>Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount
>Magnification: 80x, 120x, 203x
>Filter(s): none
>Object(s): NGC 6231
>Category: Open cluster.
>Constellation: Oph
>Data: mag   size
>Position: RA :  DEC :
>A small tight cluster. Several colors of stars are clearly visible - 
>I can sede yellow and blue. There are about 30 stars in all visible. 
>It has a bit of a 2-lobed appearence. The easternmost lobe is the 
>brighter. I can see a number of potential pairs in the FOV.
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