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Parameters
Positional Parameters
clusterNGC 6624
RA18 23 40.51
Declination-30 21 39.7
Galactic longitude2.79
Galactic latitude-7.91
R sun7.9
R gc1.2
X7.8
Y0.4
Z-1.1
Photometric Parameters
E (B-V)0.28
V HB16.09
(m-M)15.36
Vt7.87
MVt-7.49
(U-B)0.6
(B-V)1.11
(V-R)0.67
(V-I)1.42
S_RR1
HBR-1
hbt7
Structural Parameters
[Fe / H]-0.44
SpTG4/5
v_r53.9
err0.6
v_LSR62.1
c2.5
r_c0.06
r_h0.82
r_t20.55
lg(tc)6.61
lg(th)8.71
mu_V15.32
rho_v5.3
Color-magnitude diagrams
authorHeasley, J. N.; Janes, K. A.; Zinn, Robert; Demarque, Pierre; Da Costa, Gary S.; Christian, Carol A.
titleHubble Space Telescope Photometry of the Metal-rich Globular Clusters NGC 6624 and NGC 6637
journalThe Astronomical Journal, Volume 120, Issue 2, pp. 879-893 (2000)
CM diagram
CreditsCMD from Padova database
Description of NGC 6624

Discovered on June 24, 1784 by William Herschel. This globular was discovered by William Herschel on June 24, 1784 and cataloged as H I.50, as he first thought it was a nebula.

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Selected biblio
Paper n. 1
Heasley, J. N.; Janes, K. A.; Zinn, Robert; Demarque, Pierre; Da Costa, Gary S.; Christian, Carol A.
Hubble Space Telescope Photometry of the Metal-rich Globular Clusters NGC 6624 and NGC 6637
2000, The Astronomical Journal, Volume 120, Issue 2, pp. 879-893 (2000)
(NGC 6624 cmd )
Paper n. 2
Pryor, Carlton; McClure, Robert D.; Fletcher, J. M.; Hesser, James E.
Mass-to-light ratios for globular clusters. I - The centrally concentrated clusters NGC 6624, M28 (NGC 6626), and M70 (NGC 6681)
1989, Astronomical Journal, vol. 98, p. 596-610
(NGC 6626 NGC 6624 NGC 6681 NGC 6584 )
Paper n. 3
Martins, D. H.; Harvel, C. A.
UBVR photometric sequences around NGC 5946, 6440, and 6624
1979, Astronomical Journal, vol. 84, p. 1025-1029.
(NGC 5946 NGC 6640 NGC 6624 )
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