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The ACS survey of globular clusters. V. Generating a comprehensive star catalog for each cluster

Anderson, Jay; Sarajedini, A; Bedin, L R; King, I R; Piotto, G; Reid, I Neill; Siegel, Michael; Majewski, S; Paust, Nathaniel; Aparicio, A; Milone, Antonino

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The ACS Survey of Globular Clusters has used Hubble Space Telescope's Wide-Field Channel to obtain uniform imaging of 65 of the nearest globular clusters to provide an extensive homogeneous data set for a broad range of scientific investigations. The survey goals required not only a uniform observing strategy, but also a uniform reduction strategy. To this end, we designed a sophisticated software program to process the cluster data in an automated way. The program identifies stars...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/82259
Source: Astronomical Journal
DOI: 10.1088/0004-6256/135/6/2055

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