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 6652 - Hubble Glimpses a Glitzy Galactic Cluster
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Alcaino, G. Liller, W. , Alvarado, F. Wenderoth, E. - Extended BVRI CCD photometry of the globular cluster NGC 2298 - Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement, Vol. 83, p. 269-287 (1990)
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Links to other websites
Milky Way Globular Cluster at
Fundamental parameters of Galactic globular clusters by Holger Baumgardt et al.
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
Stellar Population Group
of the Padova Astronomy Department
Pulsars in globular clusters, a compilation by Paulo Freire
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This website is dedicated to the memory of Prof. Vittorio Castellani (1937-2006)

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