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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 3253

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
1.20 arcmin 1.10 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 72.00 ... 0.92 0.08 0.09 24 ...
2 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
22.2 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.620 (b/a) ... ... ... -30
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 44.40 ... 0.62 0.38 0.44 52 150
[J2000]
3 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
49.3 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.620 (b/a) ... ... ... -30
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 98.70 ... 0.62 0.38 0.44 52 150
[J2000]
4 POSS1 103a-O
1963MCG3..C...0000V
0.30 arcmin 0.20 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 18.00 ... 0.67 0.33 0.38 48 ...
5 POSS1 103a-O
1963MCG3..C...0000V
1.20 arcmin 1.20 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Intermed. surface brightness 7.40E+14 72.00 ... 1.00 0.00 0.00 0 ...
6 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.08 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.02
log(a/b)
0.03 ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 72.10 5.20 0.95 0.05 0.05 17 ...
7 RC3 A_e (Johnson B)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
0.76 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... 0.02 ... ... ... ... 6.81E+14 34.50 1.60 ... ... ... ... ...
8 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.08 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 72.10 ... ... ... ... ... ...
9 r (SDSS Isophotal)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
38.99 (a) arcsec 32.04 arcsec ... ... ... ... 29.0
[J2000]
25.0 mag arcsec^-2^ 4.77E+14 77.97 ... 0.82 0.18 0.19 35 29
[J2000]
10 r (SDSS Petrosian)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
11.43 (a) arcsec ... ... ... 0.341 ... ... ... ... 4.77E+14 22.86 0.68 ... ... ... ... ...
11 r (SDSS deVaucouleurs)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
5.8975 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.697 (b/a) 0.045 ... ... 169.9
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 11.79 0.09 0.70 0.30 0.35 46 170
[J2000]
12 r (SDSS Exponential)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
4.1781 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.607 (b/a) 0.014 ... ... 164.9
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 8.36 0.03 0.61 0.39 0.46 53 165
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 05674                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 1.20       arcmin                   2a = 72.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  1.10      arcmin              2b = 66.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.92
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.08
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.09
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 24 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      : ...                                 ...
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          : 102548.         +125700.    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   :                                         

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J10282730+1242144 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 22.2 arcsec 2a = 44.40 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 27.53 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.620 b/a = 0.62 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.38 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.44 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 52 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -30 deg [J2000] 150 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 : 157.113800 12.704024 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J10282730+1242144 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 49.3 arcsec 2a = 98.70 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 61.19 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.620 b/a = 0.62 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.38 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.44 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 52 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -30 deg [J2000] 150 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 : 157.113800 12.704024 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1963MCG3..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +02-27-021 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.30 arcmin 2a = 18.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.20 arcmin 2b = 12.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.67 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.33 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.38 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 48 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 : 102548 +1257 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1963MCG3..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +02-27-021 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 1.20 arcmin 2a = 72.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 1.20 arcmin 2b = 72.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 1.00 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.00 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.00 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 0 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 : 102548 +1257 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 6 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 05674 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.08 2a = 72.10 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.03 5.20 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 68.86 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.02 b/a = 0.95 Uncertainty : 0.05 0.12 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.05 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.05 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 17 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... 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 : 102827.5 +124222. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment :
No. 7 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 05674 Frequency Targeted : RC3 A_e (Johnson B) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 0.76 2a = 34.50 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.02 1.60 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... ... Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : Mean error Diameter Reference Level : ... 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 : 102827.5 +124222. (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment : From magnitude-aperture curves.
No. 8 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 05674 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.08 2a = 72.10 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 : 102827.5 +124222. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.
No. 9 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J102827.32+124214.5 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 38.99 arcsec 2a = 77.97 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : b = 32.04 arcsec 2b = 64.07 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.82 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.18 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.19 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 35 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 29.0 deg [J2000] 29 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : 25.0 mag arcsec^-2^ Frequency : 6290 A 4.77E+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 : 157.1138422682 12.7040512610 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment :
No. 10 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J102827.32+124214.5 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Petrosian) Major Axis (2a) : a = 11.43 arcsec 2a = 22.86 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.341 arcsec 0.68 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... ... Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : Based on count statistics only Diameter Reference Level : ... Frequency : 6290 A 4.77E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Maps (e.g., 2MASS, VLA, Sloan) Fitting Technique : Profile fitting to image Measured Quantity : See comments Qualifiers : A radius is given in DIA_MAJ, not a diameter Coordinates Targeted : 157.1138422682 12.7040512610 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment :
No. 11 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J102827.32+124214.5 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS deVaucouleurs) Major Axis (2a) : a = 5.8975 arcsec 2a = 11.79 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.045 arcsec 0.09 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 8.22 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.697 b/a = 0.70 Uncertainty : 0.004 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.30 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.35 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 46 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 169.9 deg [J2000] 170 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : Based on count statistics only Diameter Reference Level : ... Frequency : 6290 A 4.77E+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 : Half-light ("effective") diameter Qualifiers : A radius is given in DIA_MAJ, not a diameter Coordinates Targeted : 157.1138422682 12.7040512610 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment : Effective (half-light) radius
No. 12 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J102827.32+124214.5 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Exponential) Major Axis (2a) : a = 4.1781 arcsec 2a = 8.36 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.014 arcsec 0.03 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 5.07 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.607 b/a = 0.61 Uncertainty : 0.003 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.39 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.46 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 53 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 164.9 deg [J2000] 165 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : Based on count statistics only Diameter Reference Level : ... Frequency : 6290 A 4.77E+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 : Half-light ("effective") diameter Qualifiers : A radius is given in DIA_MAJ, not a diameter Coordinates Targeted : 157.1138422682 12.7040512610 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment : Effective (half-light) radius

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