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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 2966

Diameter Data --- Published and Homogenized (arcsec) Units

  Published UnitsHomogenized Units
No.Observed Passband
REFCODE
Major Axis
(2a)
Major Axis UnitsMinor Axis
(2b)
Minor Axis UnitsAxis Ratio (b/a)Major Axis Unc.Ellipticity
(1 - b/a)
Eccentricity
[(a/b)2-1]/
[(a/b)2+1]
Position Angle
(deg)
[published]
Reference LevelFrequency (Hz)Major Axis
(2a)
(arcsec)
Major Axis Unc.Axis Ratio (b/a)Ellipticity
(1 - b/a)
Eccentricity
[(a/b)2-1]/
[(a/b)2+1]
cos-1(b/a)
(deg)
Position Angle
(deg)
[J2000]
1 POSS1 103a-O
1973UGC...C...0000N
2.30 arcmin 0.90 arcmin ... ... ... ... 72
[B1950]
About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 138.00 ... 0.39 0.61 0.73 67 72
[J2000]
2 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
50.0 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.440 (b/a) ... ... ... 85
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 100.00 ... 0.44 0.56 0.68 64 85
[J2000]
3 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
66.8 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.440 (b/a) ... ... ... 85
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 133.60 ... 0.44 0.56 0.68 64 85
[J2000]
4 POSS1 103a-O
1963MCG3..C...0000V
2.20 arcmin 0.80 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Intermed. surface brightness 7.40E+14 132.00 ... 0.36 0.64 0.77 69 ...
5 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.35 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.41
log(a/b)
0.04 ... ... 72
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 134.30 13.00 0.39 0.61 0.74 67 72
[J2000]
6 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.36 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 137.50 ... ... ... ... ... ...


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 05181                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 2.30       arcmin                   2a = 138.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  0.90      arcmin              2b = 54.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.39
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.61
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.73
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 67 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      :  72    deg [B1950]                  72 deg [J2000]
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Significance                  : No uncertainty reported
Diameter Reference Level      : About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^   
Frequency                     : 4050         A                      7.40E+14 Hz
Frequency Mode                : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate)

Measurement Mode               
    Detector Type             : Photographic plate, print, or film
    Fitting Technique         : Eye estimate
    Measured Quantity         : "Outer" diameter
Coordinates Targeted          : 093936.         +045400.    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   :                                         

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J09421148+0440233 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 50.0 arcsec 2a = 100.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 44.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.440 b/a = 0.44 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.56 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.68 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 64 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 85 deg [J2000] 85 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : 20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ Frequency : 2.17 microns 1.38E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Maps (e.g., 2MASS, VLA, Sloan) Fitting Technique : Ellipse fitting to image Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Qualifiers : A radius is given in DIA_MAJ, not a diameter Coordinates Targeted : 145.547836 4.673133 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J09421148+0440233 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 66.8 arcsec 2a = 133.60 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 58.78 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.440 b/a = 0.44 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.56 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.68 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 64 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 85 deg [J2000] 85 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : Diameter for "total" magnitude Frequency : 2.17 microns 1.38E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Maps (e.g., 2MASS, VLA, Sloan) Fitting Technique : Ellipse fitting to image Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Qualifiers : A radius is given in DIA_MAJ, not a diameter Coordinates Targeted : 145.547836 4.673133 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1963MCG3..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +01-25-013 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 2.20 arcmin 2a = 132.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.80 arcmin 2b = 48.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.36 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.64 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.77 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 69 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : Intermed. surface brightness Frequency : 4050 A 7.40E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Photographic plate, print, or film Fitting Technique : Eye estimate Measured Quantity : "Outer" diameter Coordinates Targeted : 093936 +0454 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 05181 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.35 2a = 134.30 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.04 13.00 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 52.24 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.41 b/a = 0.39 Uncertainty : 0.05 0.05 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.61 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.74 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 67 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 72 deg [J2000] 72 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : Mean error Diameter Reference Level : 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ Frequency : 4400 A 6.81E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Photographic plate, print, or film Fitting Technique : Eye estimate Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Coordinates Targeted : 094211.4 +044024. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment :
No. 6 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 05181 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.36 2a = 137.50 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... ... Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ Frequency : 4400 A 6.81E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Photographic plate, print, or film Fitting Technique : Eye estimate Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Coordinates Targeted : 094211.4 +044024. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.

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