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Constraints on the HorizontalBranch Morphology of the Globular Cluster M79 (NGC 1904)
 

Summary: Constraints on the Horizontal­Branch Morphology
of the Globular Cluster M79 (NGC 1904)
from Optical and Far­UV Observations
W. Van Dyke Dixon and Arthur F. Davidsen
Department of Physics and Astronomy, The Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21218
wvd@pha.jhu.edu, afd@pha.jhu.edu
Ben Dorman
Laboratory for Astronomy and Solar Physics, Code 681
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771
dorman@shemesh.gsfc.nasa.gov
and
Henry C. Ferguson
Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD 21218
ferguson@stsci.edu
To appear in The Astronomical Journal
ABSTRACT
The globular cluster M79 was observed with the Hopkins Ultraviolet
Telescope (HUT) during the Astro­1 space shuttle mission in 1990 December.
The cluster's far­UV integrated spectrum shows strong absorption in the

  

Source: Henry, Richard C.- Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University

 

Collections: Physics