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Parameters
Positional Parameters
clusterNGC 6540
nameDjorg 3
RA18 06 08.6
Declination-27 45 55
Galactic longitude3.29
Galactic latitude-3.31
R sun5.3
R gc2.8
X5.2
Y0.3
Z-0.3
Photometric Parameters
E (B-V)0.66
V HB16.25
(m-M)15.65
Vt9.3
MVt-6.35
hbt2
Structural Parameters
[Fe / H]-1.35
v_r-17.7
err1.4
v_LSR-8.8
c2.5
r_c0.03
r_h0
r_t9.49
lg(tc)5.4
lg(th)0
mu_V16.4
rho_v5.85
Color-magnitude diagrams
authorBica, E.; Ortolani, S.; Barbuy, B.
titleThe globular cluster NGC 6540
journalAstronomy and Astrophysics , vol. 283, no. 1, p. 67-75 (1994)
CM diagram
CreditsCMD: HST snapshot from Padova database

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Paper n. 1
Bica, E.; Ortolani, S.; Barbuy, B.
The globular cluster NGC 6540
1994, Astronomy and Astrophysics , vol. 283, no. 1, p. 67-75 (1994)
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