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Parameters
Positional Parameters
clusterNGC 6388
RA17 36 17.23
Declination-44 44 07.8
Galactic longitude345.56
Galactic latitude-6.74
R sun9.9
R gc3.1
X9.6
Y-2.5
Z-1.2
Photometric Parameters
E (B-V)0.37
V HB16.85
(m-M)16.13
Vt6.72
MVt-9.41
(U-B)0.66
(B-V)1.17
(V-R)0.71
(V-I)1.47
S_RR2.4
hbt5
Structural Parameters
[Fe / H]-0.55
SpT G2
v_r80.1
err0.8
v_LSR84.2
c1.75
r_c0.12
r_h0.52
r_t6.21
lg(tc)7.72
lg(th)8.9
mu_V14.49
rho_v5.37
Color-magnitude diagrams
authorSilbermann, N. A.; Smith, Horace A.; Bolte, Michael; Hazen, Martha L.
titleRR Lyrae stars and color-magnitude diagram of the globular cluster NGC 6388
journalThe Astronomical Journal, vol. 107, no. 5, p. 1764-1772 (1994)
CM diagram
CreditsCMD: Fig 1 from the paper
"Deep HST Photometry of NGC 6388:
Age and Horizontal Branch Luminosity"

by M. Catelan et al.
(astro-ph/0609727)
Description of NGC 6388

Discovered on June 5, 1826 by Dunlop. Cataloged as Dun 457.

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Selected biblio
Paper n. 1
Lanzoni, B. et al.
The Velocity Dispersion Profile of NGC 6388 from Resolved-star Spectroscopy: No Evidence of a Central Cusp and New Constraints on the Black Hole Mass
2013, The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 769, Issue 2, 15 pp.
(NGC 6388 )
Paper n. 2
Cseh, D. et al.
Radio observations of NGC 6388: an upper limit on the mass of its central black hole
2010, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 406, pp. 1049-1054
(NGC 6388 )
Paper n. 3
Worley, C. C.; Cottrell, P. L.
Heavy element abundances in low gravity globular cluster stars: NGC 362 and NGC 6388
2010, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 406, Issue 4, pp. 2504-2520
(NGC 6388 )
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