2000A&AS..142...59C


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2000A&AS..142...59C - Astron. Astrophys., Suppl. Ser., 142, 59-63 (2000/February-2)

A photometric study of the intermediate age open cluster King 5.

CARRARO G. and VALLENARI A.

Abstract (from CDS):

We report on near IR (J and K bands) observations of an 8'x8' region centered on the poorly studied open cluster King 5, for which only optical photometry existed. Photometry of two nearby fields is also reported. We found that the cluster is of moderate age (1.0 Gyr old), intermediate in age between the Hyades and NGC 752. Combining optical and IR photometry we obtain estimates for the cluster parameters. The color excesses E(J-K), E(V-I) and E(V-K) are 0.50, 1.10 and 2.45, respectively. The true distance modulus turns out to be (m-M)0=11.40±0.15. As a consequence, King 5 is 1.9kpc far from the Sun.

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Journal keyword(s): infrared: stars - techniques: photometry - open clusters and associations: King 5 - open clusters and associations: general

Simbad objects: 9

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Number of rows : 9

N Identifier Otype ICRS (J2000)
RA
ICRS (J2000)
DEC
Mag U Mag B Mag V Mag R Mag I Sp type #ref
1850 - 2020
#notes
1 NGC 752 OpC 01 57 41 +37 47.1           ~ 529 0
2 C 0311+525 OpC 03 14 46 +52 41.8           ~ 50 0
3 Cl Melotte 25 OpC 04 26 54.00 +15 52 00.0           ~ 2613 0
4 C 0658-204 OpC 07 00 29 -20 34.0           ~ 41 0
5 Cl Berkeley 39 OpC 07 46 42 -04 36.0           ~ 150 1
6 NGC 2477 OpC 07 52 10 -38 31.8   6.64 5.8     ~ 255 0
7 NGC 2682 OpC 08 51 18 +11 48.0           ~ 2004 0
8 M 24 As* 18 16.8 -18 33           ~ 54 1
9 NGC 6603 OpC 18 18 26.0 -18 24 24     11.1     ~ 67 1

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