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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 4008

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
2.40 arcmin 1.30 arcmin ... ... ... ... 167
[B1950]
About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 144.00 ... 0.54 0.46 0.55 57 167
[J2000]
2 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
49.1 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.600 (b/a) ... ... ... -15
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 98.20 ... 0.60 0.40 0.47 53 165
[J2000]
3 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
70.3 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.600 (b/a) ... ... ... -15
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 140.60 ... 0.60 0.40 0.47 53 165
[J2000]
4 POSS1 103a-O
1964MCG2..C...0000V
0.60 arcmin 0.40 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 36.00 ... 0.67 0.33 0.38 48 ...
5 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.39 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.28
log(a/b)
0.05 ... ... 167
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 147.30 18.00 0.53 0.47 0.57 58 167
[J2000]
6 RC3 A_e (Johnson B)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
0.76 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... 0.04 ... ... ... ... 6.81E+14 34.50 3.30 ... ... ... ... ...
7 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.30 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 119.70 ... ... ... ... ... ...


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 06953                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 2.40       arcmin                   2a = 144.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  1.30      arcmin              2b = 78.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.54
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.46
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.55
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 57 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      : 167    deg [B1950]                  167 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          : 115536.         +282800.    (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 J11581704+2811330 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 49.1 arcsec 2a = 98.20 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 58.92 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.600 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] : -15 deg [J2000] 165 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 : 179.570984 28.192499 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J11581704+2811330 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 70.3 arcsec 2a = 140.60 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 84.36 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.600 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] : -15 deg [J2000] 165 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 : 179.570984 28.192499 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1964MCG2..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +05-28-061 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.60 arcmin 2a = 36.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.40 arcmin 2b = 24.00 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] : ... ... 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 : 115542 +2830 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 06953 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.39 2a = 147.30 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.05 18.00 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 77.33 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.28 b/a = 0.53 Uncertainty : 0.04 0.05 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] : 167 deg [J2000] 167 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 : 115817.2 +281134. (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 06953 Frequency Targeted : RC3 A_e (Johnson B) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 0.76 2a = 34.50 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.04 3.30 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 : 115817.2 +281134. (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 06953 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.30 2a = 119.70 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 : 115817.2 +281134. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.

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