Palomar 14, AvdB
Globular Cluster Palomar 14 (AvdB),
Discovered in 1958 by van den Bergh.
- Distance from Sun:
- 249.4 kly
- Distance from Galactic Center:
- 233.4 kly
- Apparent Diameter:
- 2.1 arc min
- 14.74 mag vis
- Radial Velocity:
- +72.3 +/- 0.2 km/s
- Abs. Mag:
- -4.80 Mag vis
Confirmed as globular cluster by Arp.
In 1958 van den Bergh discovered this faint globular cluster on Palomar Sky
Survey plates. Exposures with the 200-inch Palomar telescope confirmed it as
a globular cluster (Arp and van den Bergh, 1960).
The designation "AvdB" stands for "Arp - van den Bergh."
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