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Properties and origin of the old, metal rich, star cluster, NGC 6791

Giovanni Carraro;
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  • Published: 23 Aug 2013
Abstract
In this contribution I summarize the unique properties of the old, metal rich, star cluster NGC 6791, with particular emphasis on its population of extreme blue horizontal branch stars. I then conclude providing my personal view on the origin of this fascinating star cluster.
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free text keywords: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies

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