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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 3944

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
1.40 arcmin 1.10 arcmin ... ... ... ... 25
[B1950]
About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 84.00 ... 0.79 0.21 0.24 38 25
[J2000]
2 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
25.4 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.720 (b/a) ... ... ... 40
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 50.80 ... 0.72 0.28 0.32 44 40
[J2000]
3 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
42.0 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.720 (b/a) ... ... ... 40
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 84.00 ... 0.72 0.28 0.32 44 40
[J2000]
4 POSS1 103a-O
1964MCG2..C...0000V
0.50 arcmin 0.35 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 30.00 ... 0.70 0.30 0.34 46 ...
5 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.15 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.10
log(a/b)
0.15 ... ... 25
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 84.80 35.00 0.79 0.21 0.23 37 25
[J2000]
6 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.14 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 82.80 ... ... ... ... ... ...
7 r (SDSS Isophotal)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
46.15 (a) arcsec 30.77 arcsec ... ... ... ... 35.0
[J2000]
25.0 mag arcsec^-2^ 4.77E+14 92.31 ... 0.67 0.33 0.38 48 35
[J2000]
8 r (SDSS Petrosian)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
7.71 (a) arcsec ... ... ... 0.265 ... ... ... ... 4.77E+14 15.41 0.53 ... ... ... ... ...
9 r (SDSS deVaucouleurs)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
4.0719 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.688 (b/a) 0.016 ... ... 30.4
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 8.14 0.03 0.69 0.31 0.36 47 30
[J2000]
10 r (SDSS Exponential)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
2.9836 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.677 (b/a) 0.010 ... ... 30.8
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 5.97 0.02 0.68 0.32 0.37 47 31
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 06859                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 1.40       arcmin                   2a = 84.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  1.10      arcmin              2b = 66.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.79
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.21
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.24
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 38 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      :  25    deg [B1950]                  25 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          : 115030.         +263000.    (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 J11530509+2612255 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 25.4 arcsec 2a = 50.80 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 36.58 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] : 40 deg [J2000] 40 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 : 178.271179 26.207031 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J11530509+2612255 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 42.0 arcsec 2a = 84.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 60.48 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] : 40 deg [J2000] 40 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 : 178.271179 26.207031 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1964MCG2..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +04-28-085 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.50 arcmin 2a = 30.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.35 arcmin 2b = 21.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.70 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.30 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.34 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 46 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 : 115030 +2629 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 06859 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.15 2a = 84.80 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.15 35.00 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 67.33 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.10 b/a = 0.79 Uncertainty : 0.08 0.16 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.21 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.23 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 37 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 25 deg [J2000] 25 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 : 115305.5 +261228. (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 06859 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.14 2a = 82.80 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 : 115305.5 +261228. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.
No. 7 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J115305.08+261224.9 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 46.15 arcsec 2a = 92.31 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : b = 30.77 arcsec 2b = 61.55 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] : 35.0 deg [J2000] 35 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 : 178.2711763619 26.2069374192 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment :
No. 8 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J115305.08+261224.9 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Petrosian) Major Axis (2a) : a = 7.71 arcsec 2a = 15.41 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.265 arcsec 0.53 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 : 178.2711763619 26.2069374192 (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 J115305.08+261224.9 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS deVaucouleurs) Major Axis (2a) : a = 4.0719 arcsec 2a = 8.14 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.016 arcsec 0.03 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 5.60 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.688 b/a = 0.69 Uncertainty : 0.003 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.31 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.36 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 47 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 30.4 deg [J2000] 30 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 : 178.2711763619 26.2069374192 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment : Effective (half-light) radius
No. 10 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J115305.08+261224.9 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Exponential) Major Axis (2a) : a = 2.9836 arcsec 2a = 5.97 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.010 arcsec 0.02 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 4.04 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.677 b/a = 0.68 Uncertainty : 0.003 0.00 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] : 30.8 deg [J2000] 31 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 : 178.2711763619 26.2069374192 (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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