NGC 6231  -  Wide field

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Object data of NGC6231

Object type: Open star cluster (I3p)
Size: 15'
Magnitude: 2.0 mag
Constellation: Sco
Distance: 4,000 Ly
Notes: North towards the left.

Exposure data

Date: 2014-03-06
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G @ f/2.8
Camera: Nikon D800e (ISO400)
Mount: Astrophysics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: 14x3min
Exposure time total: 42min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Wolfgang Leitner and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis