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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 4020

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
2.00 arcmin 1.00 arcmin ... ... ... ... 15
[B1950]
About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 120.00 ... 0.50 0.50 0.60 60 15
[J2000]
2 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
52.4 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.200 (b/a) ... ... ... 15
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 104.80 ... 0.20 0.80 0.92 78 15
[J2000]
3 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
52.4 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.200 (b/a) ... ... ... 15
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 104.70 ... 0.20 0.80 0.92 78 15
[J2000]
4 POSS1 103a-O
1964MCG2..C...0000V
1.90 arcmin 0.90 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Moderate surface brightness 7.40E+14 114.00 ... 0.47 0.53 0.63 62 ...
5 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.32 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.35
log(a/b)
0.03 ... ... 15
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 125.40 9.00 0.45 0.55 0.67 63 15
[J2000]
6 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.32 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 125.40 ... ... ... ... ... ...


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 06971                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 2.00       arcmin                   2a = 120.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  1.00      arcmin              2b = 60.00 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]      :  15    deg [B1950]                  15 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          : 115618.         +304100.    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   :                                         

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J11585693+3024490 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 52.4 arcsec 2a = 104.80 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 20.96 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.200 b/a = 0.20 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.80 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.92 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 78 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 15 deg [J2000] 15 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 : 179.737122 30.413610 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J11585693+3024490 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 52.4 arcsec 2a = 104.70 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 20.94 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.200 b/a = 0.20 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.80 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.92 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 78 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 15 deg [J2000] 15 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 : 179.737122 30.413610 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1964MCG2..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +05-28-066 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 1.90 arcmin 2a = 114.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.90 arcmin 2b = 54.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.47 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.53 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.63 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 62 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : Moderate 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 : 115618 +3043 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 06971 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.32 2a = 125.40 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.03 9.00 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 56.05 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.35 b/a = 0.45 Uncertainty : 0.04 0.04 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.55 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.67 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 63 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 15 deg [J2000] 15 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 : 115855.6 +302448. (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 06971 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.32 2a = 125.40 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 : 115855.6 +302448. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.

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