Release 11.12 ("Hergest Ridge")


Selected: NGC 6426

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Parameters
Positional Parameters
clusterNGC 6426
RA17 44 54.65
Declination+03 10 12.5
Galactic longitude28.09
Galactic latitude16.23
R sun20.6
R gc14.4
X17.4
Y9.3
Z5.8
Photometric Parameters
E (B-V)0.36
V HB18.16
(m-M)17.68
Vt11.01
MVt-6.67
(U-B)0.35
(B-V)1.02
(V-I)1.28
S_RR25.3
HBR0.58
hbt2
Structural Parameters
[Fe / H]-2.15
SpT G1:
v_r-162
err23
v_LSR-146.9
c1.7
r_c0.26
r_h0.92
r_t13.23
lg(tc)8.31
lg(th)9.28
mu_V20.09
rho_v2.47
Color-magnitude diagrams
authorHatzidimitriou, D., et al.
titleThe Age of NGC 6426, a Metal-poor Globular Cluster in the Galactic Halo
journalThe Astronomical Journal, Volume 117, Issue 6, pp. 3059-3065 (1999)
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Paper n. 1
Hatzidimitriou, D., et al.
The Age of NGC 6426, a Metal-poor Globular Cluster in the Galactic Halo
1999, The Astronomical Journal, Volume 117, Issue 6, pp. 3059-3065 (1999)
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Paper n. 2
Zinn, Robert; Barnes, Sydney
The Horizontal Branches of Globular Clusters. I. The Color-Magnitude Diagram of NGC 6426
1996, Astronomical Journal v.112, p.1054
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