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Palomar Globular Clusters

(Pal)
(list of 15 globular clusters found in POSS plates)

The Palomar Globular Clusters (clusters name Palomar # or Pal #) are a list of 15 globular clusters discovered in the Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS) plates. (The first 13 were discovered by astronomer George Abell and are sometimes cited using some form of his name.)


(catalog,star clusters)
Further reading:
https://www.cloudynights.com/topic/365848-palomar-2-pal-2/
http://www.astronomy-mall.com/Adventures.In.Deep.Space/palglob.htm
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1955PASP...67..258A/abstract
PrefixExample  
AbelAbel 1or "Cl Palomar 1"
PalPal 15or "Cl Pal 15"
PalomarPalomar 15or "Cl Palomar 15"

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