Trumpler 24
DSS image of Trumpler 24
Overlaid DSS image of Trumpler 24, 120' x 120' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Trumpler 24
Trumpler 24, Tr 24, Cr 318, Lund 733, C 1653-405, Harvard 12, OCL 999

Type  Open Cluster w/Nebulosity
Magnitude  8.6
Size  60'
Right Ascension  16h 56'  (2000)
Declination  40° 40' S
Constellation  Scorpius
Description  vvL, B, E, Irr, 100* mags 10...
Classification  IV 2 p n
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
May 25, 2006    Gila, NM (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Large, rich, a naked eye object visible as a glow above NGC6231, fills the field at 60x (>1°) the whole complex gives the impression of a comet low on the horizon below Scorpio with NGC6231 as the coma and Trumpler 24 the tail
Other Data Sources for Trumpler 24
Nearby objects for Trumpler 24
5 objects found within 60'
Collinder 316 HD 152408 IC 4628
PK342+0.1 PK344+0.1

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Trumpler 24