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



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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.
Class: 
Constellation: Oph
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
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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