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FSR 0190: Another old distant Galactic cluster

Froebrich, D., Meusinger, H., Davis, C.J. (2008) FSR 0190: Another old distant Galactic cluster. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 383 (1). L45-L49. ISSN 17453933 (ISSN). (doi:10.1111/j.1745-3933.2007.00409.x)

Abstract

We are conducting a large programme to classify newly discovered Milky Way star cluster candidates from Froebrich et al. Here we present near-infrared follow-up observations of FSR0190 (α = 20h05m31s.3, δ = 33°34â?²09â?², J2000). The cluster is situated close to the Galactic plane (l = 70°7302, b = +0°9498). It shows a circular shape, and a relatively large number of core helium burning stars - which clearly distinguishes the cluster from the rich field - but no centrally condensed star density profile. We derive an age of more than 7 Gyr, a Galactocentric distance of 10.5 kpc, a distance of 10 kpc from the Sun, and an extinction of AK = 0.8 mag. The estimated mass is at least of the order of 105 Mâ??, and the absolute brightness is MV â?¤ -4.7 mag; both are rather typical properties for Palomar-type globular clusters. © 2007 The Authors. Journal compilation © 2007 RAS.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/j.1745-3933.2007.00409.x
Additional information: Unmapped bibliographic data: LA - English [Field not mapped to EPrints] J2 - Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. Lett [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Science, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NH, United Kingdom [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg, Sternwarte 5, 07778 Tautenburg, Germany [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Joint Astronomy Centre, 660 North A'ohoku Place, University Park, Hilo, HI 96720, United States [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled keywords: Galaxies: star clusters, Globular clusters: individual: FSR 0190, Open clusters and associations: individual: individual: FSR 0190
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy > QB460 Astrophysics
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences > Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences
Depositing User: Giles Tarver
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2015 10:13 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 14:51 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/49570 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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