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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 3516

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
2.10 arcmin 1.80 arcmin ... ... ... ... 55
[B1950]
About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 126.00 ... 0.86 0.14 0.15 31 55
[J2000]
2 POSS1 103a-O
1962MCG1..C...0000V
0.85 arcmin 0.65 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... High surface brightness 7.40E+14 51.00 ... 0.77 0.23 0.26 40 ...
3 POSS1 103a-O
1962MCG1..C...0000V
1.70 arcmin 1.20 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Low surface brightness 7.40E+14 102.00 ... 0.71 0.29 0.33 45 ...
4 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.24 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.11
log(a/b)
0.03 ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 104.30 7.50 0.78 0.22 0.25 39 ...
5 RC3 A_e (Johnson B)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
0.58 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... 0.07 ... ... ... ... 6.81E+14 22.80 4.00 ... ... ... ... ...
6 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.24 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 104.30 ... ... ... ... ... ...
7 K_s (LGA/2MASS isophotal)
2003AJ....125..525J
40.8 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.720 (b/a) ... ... ... 7.5
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 81.60 ... 0.72 0.28 0.32 44 8
[J2000]
8 K_s (LGA/2MASS "total")
2003AJ....125..525J
85.2 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.720 (b/a) ... ... ... 7.5
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 170.40 ... 0.72 0.28 0.32 44 8
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 06153                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 2.10       arcmin                   2a = 126.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  1.80      arcmin              2b = 108.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.86
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.14
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.15
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 31 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      :  55    deg [B1950]                  55 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          : 110318.         +724900.    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   : Diameters flagged uncertain.            

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1962MCG1..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +12-11-009 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.85 arcmin 2a = 51.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.65 arcmin 2b = 39.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.77 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.23 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.26 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 40 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : 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 : 110348 +7250 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1962MCG1..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +12-11-009 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 1.70 arcmin 2a = 102.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 1.20 arcmin 2b = 72.00 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] = 0.33 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 45 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : 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 : 110348 +7250 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 06153 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.24 2a = 104.30 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.03 7.50 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 80.94 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.11 b/a = 0.78 Uncertainty : 0.04 0.07 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.22 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.25 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 39 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 : 110647.3 +723412. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 06153 Frequency Targeted : RC3 A_e (Johnson B) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 0.58 2a = 22.80 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.07 4.00 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 : 110647.3 +723412. (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment : From magnitude-aperture curves.
No. 6 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 06153 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.24 2a = 104.30 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 : 110647.3 +723412. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.
No. 7 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2003AJ....125..525J Published Object Name : NGC 3516 Frequency Targeted : K_s (LGA/2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 40.8 arcsec 2a = 81.60 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 58.75 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.720 b/a = 0.72 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.28 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.32 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 44 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 7.5 deg [J2000] 8 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 : 166.697891 72.568527 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 8 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2003AJ....125..525J Published Object Name : NGC 3516 Frequency Targeted : K_s (LGA/2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 85.2 arcsec 2a = 170.40 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 122.69 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.720 b/a = 0.72 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.28 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.32 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 44 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 7.5 deg [J2000] 8 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 : 166.697891 72.568527 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :

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