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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Latest database entries
NGC 104 - Intermediate-Mass Black Hole Found at Center of Star Cluster 47 Tucanae
(added: 2017-02-24)
Kravtsov, V.; Alcaino, G.; Marconi, G.; Alvarado, F. - Wide-field multi-color photometry of the Galactic globular cluster NGC 1261 - Astronomy and Astrophysics, Volume 516, id.A23, 8 pp. (2010)
(added: 2017-02-24)
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)