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(IAAC) Obj: NGC6231 Scorpius Jewelbox - Inst: Orion 6" Dob



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Observer: William L. SChart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 7/14/99 11:20 pm CDT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31d, Elev 600')
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Orion 6" Dob
Magnification: 32x, 72x, 120x
Filter(s): none
Object(s): NGC6231 “Scorpius Jewelbox”
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Sco
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
The lower of 2 clusters close to zeta Sco. Small, fills about 1/4 of the FOV 
at 120°. Icount about 30 stars.
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