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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 4253

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 0.90 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 54.00 ... 1.00 0.00 0.00 0 ...
2 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
25.6 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.640 (b/a) ... ... ... -70
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 51.20 ... 0.64 0.36 0.42 50 110
[J2000]
3 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
39.6 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.640 (b/a) ... ... ... -70
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 79.10 ... 0.64 0.36 0.42 50 110
[J2000]
4 POSS1 103a-O
1964MCG2..C...0000V
0.40 arcmin 0.30 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 24.00 ... 0.75 0.25 0.28 41 ...
5 POSS1 103a-O
1964MCG2..C...0000V
0.80 arcmin 0.70 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Moderate surface brightness 7.40E+14 48.00 ... 0.88 0.12 0.13 29 ...
6 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
0.98 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.06
log(a/b)
0.04 ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 57.30 5.50 0.87 0.13 0.14 29 ...
7 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
0.99 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 58.60 ... ... ... ... ... ...
8 r (SDSS Isophotal)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
35.43 (a) arcsec 29.29 arcsec ... ... ... ... 68.4
[J2000]
25.0 mag arcsec^-2^ 4.77E+14 70.86 ... 0.83 0.17 0.19 34 68
[J2000]
9 r (SDSS Petrosian)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
7.72 (a) arcsec ... ... ... 0.171 ... ... ... ... 4.77E+14 15.44 0.34 ... ... ... ... ...
10 r (SDSS deVaucouleurs)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
3.1638 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.714 (b/a) 0.012 ... ... 102.2
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 6.33 0.03 0.71 0.29 0.32 44 102
[J2000]
11 r (SDSS Exponential)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
3.8925 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.629 (b/a) 0.015 ... ... 102.7
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 7.79 0.03 0.63 0.37 0.43 51 103
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 07344                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 0.90       arcmin                   2a = 54.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  0.90      arcmin              2b = 54.00 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      : 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          : 121554.         +300500.    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   :                                         

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J12182648+2948461 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 25.6 arcsec 2a = 51.20 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 32.77 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.640 b/a = 0.64 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.36 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.42 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 50 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -70 deg [J2000] 110 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 : 184.610428 29.812891 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J12182648+2948461 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 39.6 arcsec 2a = 79.10 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 50.62 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.640 b/a = 0.64 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.36 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.42 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 50 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -70 deg [J2000] 110 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 : 184.610428 29.812891 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1964MCG2..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +05-29-051 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.40 arcmin 2a = 24.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.30 arcmin 2b = 18.00 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) : ... 41 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 : 121542 +3007 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1964MCG2..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +05-29-051 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.80 arcmin 2a = 48.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.70 arcmin 2b = 42.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.88 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.12 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.13 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 29 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 : 121542 +3007 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 6 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 07344 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 0.98 2a = 57.30 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.04 5.50 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 49.91 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.06 b/a = 0.87 Uncertainty : 0.04 0.08 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] : ... ... 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 : 121826.4 +294848. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment :
No. 7 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 07344 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 0.99 2a = 58.60 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 : 121826.4 +294848. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.
No. 8 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J121826.51+294846.5 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 35.43 arcsec 2a = 70.86 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : b = 29.29 arcsec 2b = 58.58 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.83 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.17 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.19 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 34 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 68.4 deg [J2000] 68 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 : 184.6104929554 29.8129218931 (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 J121826.51+294846.5 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Petrosian) Major Axis (2a) : a = 7.72 arcsec 2a = 15.44 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.171 arcsec 0.34 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 : 184.6104929554 29.8129218931 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment :
No. 10 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J121826.51+294846.5 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS deVaucouleurs) Major Axis (2a) : a = 3.1638 arcsec 2a = 6.33 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.012 arcsec 0.03 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 4.52 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.714 b/a = 0.71 Uncertainty : 0.003 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.29 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.32 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 44 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 102.2 deg [J2000] 102 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 : 184.6104929554 29.8129218931 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment : Effective (half-light) radius
No. 11 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J121826.51+294846.5 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Exponential) Major Axis (2a) : a = 3.8925 arcsec 2a = 7.79 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.015 arcsec 0.03 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 4.90 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.629 b/a = 0.63 Uncertainty : 0.003 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.37 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.43 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 51 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 102.7 deg [J2000] 103 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 : 184.6104929554 29.8129218931 (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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