A dynamical study of Galactic globular clusters under different relaxation conditions

  title={A dynamical study of Galactic globular clusters under different relaxation conditions},
  author={Alice Zocchi and Giuseppe Bertin and Anna Lisa Varri},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Aims. We perform a systematic combined photometric and kinematic analysis of a sample of globular clusters under different relaxation conditions, based on their core relaxation time (as listed in available catalogs), by means of two well-known families of spherical stellar dynamical models. Systems characterized by shorter relaxation time scales are expected to be better described by isotropic King models, while less relaxed systems might be interpreted by means of non-truncated, radially… 
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