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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 3954

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
0.90 arcmin 0.80 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 54.00 ... 0.89 0.11 0.12 27 ...
2 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
21.7 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.940 (b/a) ... ... ... -10
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 43.40 ... 0.94 0.06 0.06 20 170
[J2000]
3 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
38.6 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.940 (b/a) ... ... ... -10
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 77.30 ... 0.94 0.06 0.06 20 170
[J2000]
4 POSS1 103a-O
1964MCG2..C...0000V
0.30 arcmin 0.30 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 18.00 ... 1.00 0.00 0.00 0 ...
5 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
0.81 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.02
log(a/b)
0.16 ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 38.70 17.30 0.95 0.05 0.05 17 ...
6 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
0.85 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 42.50 ... ... ... ... ... ...
7 r (SDSS Isophotal)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
39.61 (a) arcsec 29.61 arcsec ... ... ... ... 9.9
[J2000]
25.0 mag arcsec^-2^ 4.77E+14 79.23 ... 0.75 0.25 0.28 42 10
[J2000]
8 r (SDSS Petrosian)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
5.32 (a) arcsec ... ... ... 0.087 ... ... ... ... 4.77E+14 10.64 0.17 ... ... ... ... ...
9 r (SDSS deVaucouleurs)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
2.7237 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.853 (b/a) 0.012 ... ... 15.1
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 5.45 0.02 0.85 0.15 0.16 31 15
[J2000]
10 r (SDSS Exponential)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
2.2697 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.871 (b/a) 0.007 ... ... 16.1
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 4.54 0.01 0.87 0.13 0.14 29 16
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 06866                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 0.90       arcmin                   2a = 54.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  0.80      arcmin              2b = 48.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.89
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.11
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.12
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 27 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          : 115106.         +211000.    (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 J11534168+2052567 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 21.7 arcsec 2a = 43.40 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 40.80 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.940 b/a = 0.94 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.06 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.06 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 20 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -10 deg [J2000] 170 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 : 178.423660 20.882467 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J11534168+2052567 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 38.6 arcsec 2a = 77.30 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 72.66 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.940 b/a = 0.94 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.06 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.06 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 20 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -10 deg [J2000] 170 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 : 178.423660 20.882467 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1964MCG2..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +04-28-091 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.30 arcmin 2a = 18.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.30 arcmin 2b = 18.00 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 : 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 : "Outer" diameter Coordinates Targeted : 115100 +2108 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 06866 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 0.81 2a = 38.70 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.16 17.30 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 36.96 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 : 115341.7 +205301. (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 06866 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 0.85 2a = 42.50 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 : 115341.7 +205301. (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 J115341.68+205257.0 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 39.61 arcsec 2a = 79.23 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : b = 29.61 arcsec 2b = 59.23 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.75 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.25 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.28 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 42 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 9.9 deg [J2000] 10 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 : 178.4236678973 20.8825003788 (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 J115341.68+205257.0 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Petrosian) Major Axis (2a) : a = 5.32 arcsec 2a = 10.64 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.087 arcsec 0.17 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 : 178.4236678973 20.8825003788 (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 J115341.68+205257.0 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS deVaucouleurs) Major Axis (2a) : a = 2.7237 arcsec 2a = 5.45 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.012 arcsec 0.02 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 4.65 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.853 b/a = 0.85 Uncertainty : 0.004 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.15 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.16 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 31 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 15.1 deg [J2000] 15 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 : 178.4236678973 20.8825003788 (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 J115341.68+205257.0 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Exponential) Major Axis (2a) : a = 2.2697 arcsec 2a = 4.54 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.007 arcsec 0.01 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 3.95 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.871 b/a = 0.87 Uncertainty : 0.003 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.13 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.14 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 29 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 16.1 deg [J2000] 16 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 : 178.4236678973 20.8825003788 (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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