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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 3970

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 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
28.1 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.520 (b/a) ... ... ... -80
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 56.20 ... 0.52 0.48 0.57 59 100
[J2000]
2 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
42.8 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.520 (b/a) ... ... ... -80
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 85.70 ... 0.52 0.48 0.57 59 100
[J2000]
3 POSS1 103a-O
1968MCG4..C...0000V
0.40 arcmin 0.20 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 24.00 ... 0.50 0.50 0.60 60 ...
4 POSS1 103a-O
1968MCG4..C...0000V
1.00 arcmin 0.30 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Low surface brightness 7.40E+14 60.00 ... 0.30 0.70 0.83 73 ...
5 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.06 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.39
log(a/b)
0.05 ... ... 102
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 68.90 8.40 0.41 0.59 0.72 66 102
[J2000]
6 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.01 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 61.40 ... ... ... ... ... ...


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 20032MASX.C.......:
Published Object Name         : 2MASX J11552806-1203405       
Frequency Targeted            : K_s (2MASS isophotal)         
Major Axis (2a)               : a = 28.1       arcsec               2a = 56.20 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : ...                                 2b = 29.22 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : b/a = 0.520                         b/a = 0.52
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.48
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.57
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 59 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      :  -80   deg [J2000]                  100 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          : 178.866959      -12.061264    (J2000)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   :                                         

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J11552806-1203405 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 42.8 arcsec 2a = 85.70 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 44.56 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.520 b/a = 0.52 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.48 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.57 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 59 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -80 deg [J2000] 100 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 : 178.866959 -12.061264 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1968MCG4..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG -02-30-041 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.40 arcmin 2a = 24.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.20 arcmin 2b = 12.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.50 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.50 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.60 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 60 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 : 115242 -1146 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1968MCG4..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG -02-30-041 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 1.00 arcmin 2a = 60.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.30 arcmin 2b = 18.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.30 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.70 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.83 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 73 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 : 115242 -1146 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : MCG -02-30-041 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.06 2a = 68.90 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.05 8.40 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 28.04 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.39 b/a = 0.41 Uncertainty : 0.04 0.04 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.59 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.72 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 66 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 102 deg [J2000] 102 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 : 115527.9 -120337. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment :
No. 6 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : MCG -02-30-041 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.01 2a = 61.40 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 : 115527.9 -120337. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.

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