NGC 4372

NGC 4372

NGC 4372
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Class XII[1]
Constellation Musca
Right ascension 12h 26m 00s
Declination −72° 40′
Distance 18.9 kly (5.8 kpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.8
Physical characteristics
Mass 3.29×105[2] M
Metallicity –1.88[3] dex
Estimated age 12.54 Gyr[3]
Other designations Caldwell 108

NGC 4372 is a globular cluster in the southern constellation of Musca.

References

  1. ^ Shapley, Harlow; Sawyer, Helen B. (August 1927), "A Classification of Globular Clusters", Harvard College Observatory Bulletin (849): 11–14,  
  2. ^ a b Boyles, J. et al. (November 2011), "Young Radio Pulsars in Galactic Globular Clusters", The Astrophysical Journal 742 (1): 51,  
  3. ^ a b Forbes, Duncan A.; Bridges, Terry (May 2010), "Accreted versus in situ Milky Way globular clusters",  

External links

  • NGC 4372 at Wikisky
  • NGC 4372 at Astrosurf
  • NGC 4372 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images