Release 11.12 ("Hergest Ridge")


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Parameters
Positional Parameters
clusterNGC 6287
RA17 05 09.13
Declination-22 42 30.1
Galactic longitude0.13
Galactic latitude11.02
R sun9.4
R gc2.1
X9.2
Y0
Z1.8
Photometric Parameters
E (B-V)0.6
V HB17.2
(m-M)16.72
Vt9.35
MVt-7.36
(U-B)0.52
(B-V)1.2
(V-R)0.83
(V-I)1.74
S_RR0
HBR0.98
hbt1
Structural Parameters
[Fe / H]-2.1
SpT F5
v_r-288.7
err3.5
v_LSR-279.1
c1.38
r_c0.29
r_h0.74
r_t10.51
lg(tc)8.06
lg(th)8.75
mu_V18.32
rho_v3.78
Color-magnitude diagrams
authorStetson, Peter B.; West, Michael J.
titleA color-magnitude diagram for NGC 6287: The oldest globular cluster in the Galaxy?
journalAstronomical Society of the Pacific, Publications, vol. 106, no. 701, p. 726-735 (1994)
CM diagram
CreditsCMD: HST snapshot from Padova Database

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Selected biblio
Paper n. 1
Lee, Jae-Woo; Carney, Bruce W.
Chemical Abundances of Three Metal-poor Globular Clusters (NGC 6287, NGC 6293, and NGC 6541) in the Inner Halo
2002, The Astronomical Journal, Volume 124, Issue 3, pp. 1511-1527
(NGC 6541 NGC 6293 NGC 6287 )
Paper n. 2
Stetson, Peter B.; West, Michael J.
A color-magnitude diagram for NGC 6287: The oldest globular cluster in the Galaxy?
1994, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Publications, vol. 106, no. 701, p. 726-735 (1994)
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