Release 11.12 " Hergest Ridge"

Based upon the
Catalog of parameters for Milky Way globular clusters
by William E. Harris.

Refs: Harris, W.E. 1996, AJ, 112, 1487, arXiv:1012.3224


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NGC 6205 (M 13) , 17333 times
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Latest database entries
Pal 12 - Hubble Spies Distant Globular Cluster Palomar 12
(added: 2015-03-16)
Minniti, D. et al. - Discovery of VVV CL001. A low-mass globular cluster next to UKS 1 in the direction of the Galactic bulge - Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 527 (2011)
(added: 2015-03-16)
New data for HP 1, NGC 6637, ....
Davide Massari, Fabiola Campos, Giuliano Giuffrida, ....

Links to other websites
Milky Way Globular Cluster at
WEBDA, a site devoted to Stellar Clusters in the Galaxy and the Magellanic Clouds
Catalogue of Variable Stars in Globular Clusters
by Christine M. Clement
Globular Cluster Group
of the Padova Astronomy Department
Pulsars in globular clusters, a compilation by Paulo Freire
Astronomy and Space Sites, from Best Education Sites
Globular Clusters section in the Open Directory Project
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Database compilation by Marco Castellani( INAF - Astronomical Observatory of Rome)

This website is dedicated to the memory of Prof. Vittorio Castellani (1937-2006)