Collinder 338

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Cr 338, C 1734-375, OCl 1013.0

Type  Open Cluster
Magnitude  8
Right Ascension  17h 38'  (2000)
Declination  37° 42' S
Constellation  Scorpius
Classification  III 2 p
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 7, 2020    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 76x

Large, bright, coarse, 20' across, resolved, a notable clump of brighter 9-10th magnitude stars in a rich galactic starfield pervaded by a brighter background glow

Andrew Cooper
Jun 29, 2019    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 56x

A large coarse cluster just south of Shaula in the scorpion's tail, large, bright, coarse, resolved, a roughly triangular grouping about 20' across with slightly brighter stars anchoring the corners, a beautiful region rich in stars and clusters, NGC6400 just half a field east
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Collinder 338