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THE HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE UV LEGACY SURVEY of GALACTIC GLOBULAR CLUSTERS. III. A QUINTUPLE STELLAR POPULATION in NGC 2808

Milone, Antonino; Marino, Anna; Piotto, G; Renzini, A.; Anderson, Jay; Cassisi, S; D’Antona, F.; Bellini, A; Jerjen, Helmut; Pietrinferni, A; Ventura, P

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In this study we present the first results from multi-wavelength Hubble Space Telescope (HST) observations of the Galactic globular cluster (GC) NGC 2808 as an extension of the Hubble Space Telescope UV Legacy Survey of Galactic GCs (GO-13297 and previous proprietary and HST archive data). Our analysis allowed us to disclose a multiple-stellar-population phenomenon in NGC 2808 even more complex than previously thought. We have separated at least five different populations along the main...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103226
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/808/1/51

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