Messier 5

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Messier 5
Messier 5 - HST.jpg
Messier 5 bi Hubble Space Telescope. 2.85′ view
Credit: NASA/STScI/WikiSky
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ClessV[1]
ConstellationSerpens
Richt ascension15h 18m 33.22s[2]
Declination+02° 04′ 51.7″[2]
Distance24.5 kly (7.5 kpc)[3]
Apparent magnitude (V)+5.95[4]
Apparent dimensions (V)23′.0
Pheesical chairacteristics
Mass8.57×105[5] M
Radius80 ly
Metallicity = –1.12[6] dex
Estimatit age10.62 Gyr[6]
Ither designationsNGC 5904, GCl 34[4]
See an aw: Globular cluster, Leet o globular clusters

Messier 5 or M5 (an aw designatit NGC 5904) is a globular cluster in the constellation Serpens. It wis diskivert bi Gottfried Kirch in 1702.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Shapley, Harlow; Sawyer, Helen B. (August 1927), "A Classification of Globular Clusters", Harvard College Observatory Bulletin, 849 (849): 11–14, Bibcode:1927BHarO.849...11S. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Goldsbury, Ryan; et al. (December 2010), "The ACS Survey of Galactic Globular Clusters. X. New Determinations of Centers for 65 Clusters", The Astronomical Journal, 140 (6): 1830–1837, arXiv:1008.2755Freely accessible, Bibcode:2010AJ....140.1830G, doi:10.1088/0004-6256/140/6/1830. 
  3. Paust, Nathaniel E. Q.; et al. (February 2010), "The ACS Survey of Galactic Globular Clusters. VIII. Effects of Environment on Globular Cluster Global Mass Functions", The Astronomical Journal, 139 (2): 476–491, Bibcode:2010AJ....139..476P, doi:10.1088/0004-6256/139/2/476. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "M 5". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2006-11-15. 
  5. Boyles, J.; et al. (November 2011), "Young Radio Pulsars in Galactic Globular Clusters", The Astrophysical Journal, 742 (1): 51, arXiv:1108.4402Freely accessible, Bibcode:2011ApJ...742...51B, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/742/1/51. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 Forbes, Duncan A.; Bridges, Terry (May 2010), "Accreted versus in situ Milky Way globular clusters", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 404 (3): 1203–1214, arXiv:1001.4289Freely accessible, Bibcode:2010MNRAS.404.1203F, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.16373.x. 

Coordinates: Sky map 15h 18m 33.75s, 02° 04′ 57.7″