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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 5844

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 ESO-Uppsala "Quick Blue" IIa-O
1982ESOU..C...0000L
2.00 arcmin 1.20 arcmin ... ... ... ... 178
[B1950]
About 25.5 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 120.00 ... 0.60 0.40 0.47 53 178
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1982ESOU..C...0000L
Published Object Name         : ESO 099-PN 001                
Frequency Targeted            : ESO-Uppsala "Quick Blue" IIa-O
Major Axis (2a)               : 2.00       arcmin                   2a = 120.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =   1.20     arcmin              2b = 72.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.60
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.40
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.47
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 53 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      : 178    deg [B1950]                  178 deg [J2000]
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Significance                  : No uncertainty reported
Diameter Reference Level      : About 25.5 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         : "Outer" diameter
Coordinates Targeted          : 150624.         -642906.    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   : Major diameter flagged uncertain.       


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