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The globular cluster system of NGC 6822

Veljanoski, J.; Ferguson, A. M. N.; Mackey, Alasdair; Huxor, A; Hurley, Jarrod; Bernard, E.J; Cote, P; Irwin, M. J.; Martin, N F; Burgett, William; Chambers, K C; Flewelling, H A; Kudritzki, Rolf-Peter; Waters, C.


We present a comprehensive analysis of the globular cluster (GC) system of the Local Group dwarf irregular galaxy NGC 6822. Our study is based on homogeneous optical and near-IR photometry, as well as long-slit spectroscopic observations which are used to determine new radial velocities for six GCs, two of which had no previous spectroscopic information. We construct optical-near-IR colour-colour diagrams and through comparison to simple stellar population models infer that the GCs have old...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stv1259
Access Rights: Open Access


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