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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 3853

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
1.50 arcmin 0.90 arcmin ... ... ... ... 140
[B1950]
About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 90.00 ... 0.60 0.40 0.47 53 140
[J2000]
2 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
33.3 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.680 (b/a) ... ... ... -35
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 66.60 ... 0.68 0.32 0.37 47 145
[J2000]
3 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
49.7 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.680 (b/a) ... ... ... -35
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 99.40 ... 0.68 0.32 0.37 47 145
[J2000]
4 POSS1 103a-O
1964MCG2..C...0000V
0.55 arcmin 0.40 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 33.00 ... 0.73 0.27 0.31 43 ...
5 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.22 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.22
log(a/b)
0.04 ... ... 140
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 99.60 9.60 0.60 0.40 0.47 53 140
[J2000]
6 RC3 A_e (Johnson B)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
0.70 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... 0.03 ... ... ... ... 6.81E+14 30.10 2.20 ... ... ... ... ...
7 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.16 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 86.70 ... ... ... ... ... ...
8 r (SDSS Isophotal)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
58.96 (a) arcsec 31.06 arcsec ... ... ... ... 138.8
[J2000]
25.0 mag arcsec^-2^ 4.77E+14 117.92 ... 0.53 0.47 0.57 58 139
[J2000]
9 r (SDSS Petrosian)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
7.44 (a) arcsec ... ... ... 0.252 ... ... ... ... 4.77E+14 14.87 0.50 ... ... ... ... ...
10 r (SDSS deVaucouleurs)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
4.1363 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.647 (b/a) 0.015 ... ... 139.6
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 8.27 0.03 0.65 0.35 0.41 50 140
[J2000]
11 r (SDSS Exponential)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
2.9547 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.711 (b/a) 0.010 ... ... 138.0
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 5.91 0.02 0.71 0.29 0.33 45 138
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 06712                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 1.50       arcmin                   2a = 90.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  0.90      arcmin              2b = 54.00 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]      : 140    deg [B1950]                  140 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          : 114148.         +165000.    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   : Diameters flagged uncertain.            

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J11442833+1633287 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 33.3 arcsec 2a = 66.60 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 45.29 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.680 b/a = 0.68 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.32 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.37 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 47 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -35 deg [J2000] 145 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 : 176.118027 16.558027 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J11442833+1633287 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 49.7 arcsec 2a = 99.40 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 67.59 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.680 b/a = 0.68 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.32 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.37 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 47 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -35 deg [J2000] 145 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 : 176.118027 16.558027 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1964MCG2..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +03-30-081 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.55 arcmin 2a = 33.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.40 arcmin 2b = 24.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.73 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.27 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.31 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 43 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 : 114148 +1650 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 06712 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.22 2a = 99.60 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.04 9.60 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 60.06 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.22 b/a = 0.60 Uncertainty : 0.08 0.12 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] : 140 deg [J2000] 140 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 : 114428.6 +163331. (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 06712 Frequency Targeted : RC3 A_e (Johnson B) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 0.70 2a = 30.10 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.03 2.20 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 : 114428.6 +163331. (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment : From magnitude-aperture curves.
No. 7 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 06712 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.16 2a = 86.70 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 : 114428.6 +163331. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.
No. 8 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J114428.33+163329.2 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 58.96 arcsec 2a = 117.92 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : b = 31.06 arcsec 2b = 62.12 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.53 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.47 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.57 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 58 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 138.8 deg [J2000] 139 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 : 176.1180438542 16.5581125953 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment :
No. 9 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J114428.33+163329.2 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Petrosian) Major Axis (2a) : a = 7.44 arcsec 2a = 14.87 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.252 arcsec 0.50 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 : 176.1180438542 16.5581125953 (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 J114428.33+163329.2 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS deVaucouleurs) Major Axis (2a) : a = 4.1363 arcsec 2a = 8.27 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.015 arcsec 0.03 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 5.35 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.647 b/a = 0.65 Uncertainty : 0.003 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.35 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.41 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 50 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 139.6 deg [J2000] 140 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 : 176.1180438542 16.5581125953 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment : Effective (half-light) radius
No. 11 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J114428.33+163329.2 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Exponential) Major Axis (2a) : a = 2.9547 arcsec 2a = 5.91 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.010 arcsec 0.02 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 4.20 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.711 b/a = 0.71 Uncertainty : 0.003 0.00 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] : 138.0 deg [J2000] 138 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 : 176.1180438542 16.5581125953 (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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