Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 145, 399-403
E. Bica1 - S. Ortolani2 - B. Barbuy3
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1 - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Dept. de Astronomia, CP. 15051, Porto Alegre 91501-970, Brazil
2 - Università di Padova, Dipartimento di Astronomia, Vicolo dell'Osservatorio 5, I-35122 Padova, Italy
3 - Universidade de São Paulo, Dept. de Astronomia, CP. 3386, São Paulo 01060-970, Brazil
Received March 13; accepted May 30, 2000
The V vs. B-V diagrams indicate that UKS 2 is an open cluster with age comparable to that of the Hyades.
It has a reddening of E(B-V) = 0.40 and is located at a distance from the Sun of 7 kpc. The cluster is located outside the solar radius at galactocentric distance projected on the plane 11 kpc, and a height pc.
Key words: open clusters: UKS 2 -- HR diagram
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