Release 11.12 ("Hergest Ridge")


Selected: NGC 6760

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Parameters
Positional Parameters
clusterNGC 6760
RA19 11 12.01
Declination+01 01 49.7
Galactic longitude36.11
Galactic latitude-3.92
R sun7.4
R gc4.8
X5.9
Y4.3
Z-0.5
Photometric Parameters
E (B-V)0.77
V HB17.46
(m-M)16.72
Vt8.88
MVt-7.84
(U-B)1.09
(B-V)1.66
(V-R)1.01
(V-I)2.12
S_RR0
HBR-1
hbt7
Structural Parameters
[Fe / H]-0.4
SpT G5
v_r-27.5
err6.3
v_LSR-13.2
c1.65
r_c0.34
r_h1.27
r_t12.96
lg(tc)7.96
lg(th)9.01
mu_V18.66
rho_v3.89
Color-magnitude diagrams
authorPiotto, G.; King, I. R.; Djorgovski, S. G.; Sosin, C.; Zoccali, M.; Saviane, I.;
De Angeli, F.; Riello, M.; Recio Blanco, A.; Rich, R. M.; Meylan, G.; Renzini, A.
titleHST color-magnitude diagrams of 74 galactic globular clusters in the HST F439W and F555W bands
journalAstronomy and Astrophysics, v.391, p.945-965 (2002)
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CreditsCMD: HST snapshot from Padova database

Description of NGC 6760

This globular cluster was discovered on March 30, 1845 by John Russell Hind. John Herschel included it in his General Catalogue as GC 4473, which became NGC 6760 in J.L.E. Dreyer's catalog.

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Selected biblio
Paper n. 1
Freire, Paulo C. C.
The Millisecond Pulsars in NGC 6760
2005, The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 621, Issue 2, pp. 959-965
(NGC 6760 )
Paper n. 2
Piotto, G.; King, I. R.; Djorgovski, S. G.; Sosin, C.; Zoccali, M.; Saviane, I.;
De Angeli, F.; Riello, M.; Recio Blanco, A.; Rich, R. M.; Meylan, G.; Renzini, A.

HST color-magnitude diagrams of 74 galactic globular clusters in the HST F439W and F555W bands
2002, Astronomy and Astrophysics, v.391, p.945-965 (2002)
(NGC 6760 cmd )
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