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Parameters
Positional Parameters
clusterNGC 1261
name -
RA03 12 16.21
Declination-55 12 58.4
Galactic longitude270.54
Galactic latitude-52.12
R sun16.3
R gc18.1
X0.1
Y-10
Z-12.9
Photometric Parameters
E (B-V)0.01
V HB16.7
(m-M)16.09
Vt8.29
MVt-7.8
(U-B)0.13
(B-V)0.72
(V-R)0.45
(V-I)0.93
S_RR13.5
HBR-0.71
hbt5
Structural Parameters
[Fe / H]-1.27
SpT F7
v_r68.2
err4.6
v_LSR54.9
c1.16
r_c0.35
r_h0.68
r_t7.28
lg(tc)8.59
lg(th)9.12
mu_V17.73
rho_v2.99
Color-magnitude diagrams
authorAlcaino, Gonzalo; Liller, William; Alvarado, Franklin; Wenderoth, Erich
titleBVR CCD photometry of the globular cluster NGC 1261
journalAstronomical Journal, vol. 104, no. 5, p. 1850-1864
CM diagram
Description of NGC 1261

James Dunlop discovered this globular cluster on November 24, 1826 and cataloged it as Dunlop 337.

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Image of the cluster from the Digital Sky Survey

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Selected biblio
Paper n. 1
Zoccali,?M.; Piotto,?G.; Zaggia,?S.?R.; Capaccioli,?M.
The luminosity and mass function of the globular cluster NGC 1261
1998, Astronomy and Astrophysics, v.331, p.541-549
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Paper n. 2
Alcaino, Gonzalo; Liller, William; Alvarado, Franklin; Wenderoth, Erich
BVR CCD photometry of the globular cluster NGC 1261
1992, Astronomical Journal, vol. 104, no. 5, p. 1850-1864
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