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Record 44 of 18289
Pal 12 - A metal-rich globular cluster in the outer halo
External Online Source: doi:10.1086/158090
Author and Affiliation:
Cohen, J. G.(Palomar Observatory, Pasadena, Calif., United States)
Frogel, J. A.(Observatorio Interamericano de Cerro Tololo, La Serena, Chile)
Persson, S. E.(Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, La Serena, Chile)
Zinn, R.(Mount Wilson and Las Campanas Observatories, Pasadena, Calif., United States)
Abstract: New optical and infrared observations of several stars in the distant globular cluster Pal 12 show that they have CO strengths and heavy element abundances only slightly less than in M 71, one of the more metal-rich globular clusters. Pal 12 thus has a metal abundance near the high end of the range over which globular clusters exist and lies in the outer galactic halo. Its red horizontal branch is not anomalous in view of the abundance that has been found.
Publication Date: Jul 01, 1980
Document ID:
19800065163
(Acquired Nov 30, 1995)
Accession Number: 80A49333
Subject Category: ASTROPHYSICS
Document Type: Journal Article
Publication Information: Astrophysical Journal; vol. 239
Publisher Information: United States
Contract/Grant/Task Num: NSF AST-78-27879; NSF AST-77-20516; NGL-05-002-207
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory; La Serena, Chile
California Inst. of Tech.; Pasadena, CA, United States
Description: 4p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright
NASA Terms: ABUNDANCE; GLOBULAR CLUSTERS; METALLIC STARS; ASTRONOMICAL PHOTOMETRY; CARBON MONOXIDE; MILKY WAY GALAXY
Imprint And Other Notes: Astrophysical Journal, Part 1, vol. 239, July 1, 1980, p. 74-77.
Miscellaneous Notes: July 1, 1980, p. 74-77
Availability Source: Other Sources
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