The old globular cluster system of the dIrr galaxy NGC 1427 A in the Fornax cluster ⋆

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We present a study of the old globular cluster (GC) population of the dwarf irregular galaxy NGC1427A using multi-wavelength VLT observations in U,B, V, I,Hα, J,H, and Ks bands under excellent observing conditions. We applied color and size selection criteria to select old GC candidates and made use of archival ACS images taken with the Hubble Space… (More)

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