Volume 407, Number 3, September I 2003
|Page(s)||919 - 924|
|Section||Galactic structure, stellar clusters, and populations|
|Published online||17 November 2003|
The SMC star cluster Lindsay 1*
First UI photometric study
Isaac Newton Institute of Chile, Ministerio de Educacion de Chile, Casilla 8-9, Correo 9, Santiago, Chile e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 Department of Astronomy, Sofia University and Isaac Newton Institute of Chile Bulgarian Branch, 1164 Sofia, Bulgaria
Corresponding author: R. Kurtev, email@example.com
Accepted: 16 May 2003
We present new CCD photometry of the Small Magellanic Cloud star cluster Lindsay 1 in UBVI filters. It is the first photometry in U and I filters. We determine the reddening . Using a variety of metallicity indicators in the optical and the infrared regions we determine a cluster metallicity and . We find that Lindsay 1 has an age of 9–10 Gyr.
Key words: galaxies: clusters: general / stars: Hertzsprung-Russell (HR) and C-M diagrams / galaxies: stellar content / galaxies: Magellanic Clouds / galaxies: individual: SMC / galaxies: star clusters
© ESO, 2003
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