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 5927 - Researchers conduct chemical study of an old, metal-rich globular cluster
(added: 2017-11-27)
Shishkovsky, Laura; Strader, Jay; Chomiuk, Laura; Bahramian, Arash; Tremou, Evangelia; Li, Kwan-Lok; Salinas, Ricardo; Tudor, Vlad; Miller-Jones, James C. A.; Maccarone, Thomas J.; Heinke, Craig O.; Sivakoff, Gregory R. - The MAVERIC Survey: A Red Straggler Binary with an Invisible Companion in the Galactic Globular Cluster M10 - The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 855, Issue 1, 13 pp. (2018)
(added: 2018-03-23)
New data for HP 1, NGC 6637, ....
Paolo Ventura, Paolo Ventura, Davide Massari, ....

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