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Session 71 - Globular Clusters.
Display session, Wednesday, January 15
We have measured the radial profile of the H_\alpha absorption strength across the globular cluster M5. We have detected a clear gradient in the sense of a increasing line-strength towards the center. Based on stellar calibrations and simple population models, we discuss the observed H_\alpha gradient in terms of mass segregation effects, and set limits for a metallicity gradient and for an age spread in the cluster.
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