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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 3068

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
1964MCG2..C...0000V
0.35 arcmin 0.25 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 21.00 ... 0.71 0.29 0.32 44 ...
2 POSS1 103a-O
1964MCG2..C...0000V
0.60 arcmin 0.50 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very low surface brightness 7.40E+14 36.00 ... 0.83 0.17 0.18 34 ...


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1964MCG2..C...0000V
Published Object Name         : MCG +05-24-006                
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 0.35       arcmin                   2a = 21.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  0.25      arcmin              2b = 15.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.71
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.29
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.32
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 44 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      : ...                                 ...
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Significance                  : No uncertainty reported
Diameter Reference Level      : Very high 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         : "Inner" diameter
Coordinates Targeted          : 095548          +2907    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   :                                         

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1964MCG2..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +05-24-006 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.60 arcmin 2a = 36.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.50 arcmin 2b = 30.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.83 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.17 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.18 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 34 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : Very low 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 : 095548 +2907 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :

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