Re: (IAAC) Obj: NGC 6231, Tr 24, Cr 316 (Sco Lizard, Sco Table, Sco Jewel Box...

Hi Lew,

NGC 6231, Tr 24 - Wow! You really must have a great, unobstructed southern 
horizon! Even down at FDO, overlooking the ocean, we'd be looking for a tree 
to climb to get a better look at these guys as they pass just 6 degrees above 
the horizon when crossing the meridian. (There are no climbable trees, of 
course.) I can't say that I've ever seen these clusters, even in binoculars. 
My trips to the Caribbean were all at the wrong time of the year - got to 
plan that Australian star safari!

By the way, thanks for the link to the clusters website - looks very 

Doug Stewart
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