Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6231
Popular name: Table of Scorpius
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 2.6
Size: 14.0'
Magnitude of brightest star: 4.7
Object classification: I 3 p n
Description: Cl,B,cL,pRi,st10..13
Notes: Table of Scorpius;If at dist of Pleiades 8 Bri *s =Sirius

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 16h 54m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -41 49' 00"

Constellation: Scorpius

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date/time: 11/12.1.2010 3:35
Telescope: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magn: 239x Filter: -
Field: 17' NE Lim.mag: 7.5
SQM: 21.6 (1) Seeing: 2
Visuality: I Height: 16
Weather: +10C, windy  
Table of Scorpius. A very bright open cluster. Nothing special here.