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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 4589

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
3.00 arcmin 2.60 arcmin ... ... ... ... 90
[B1950]
About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 180.00 ... 0.87 0.13 0.14 30 90
[J2000]
2 POSS1 103a-O
1962MCG1..C...0000V
1.30 arcmin 0.90 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 78.00 ... 0.69 0.31 0.35 46 ...
3 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.50 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.09
log(a/b)
0.04 ... ... 90
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 189.70 18.30 0.81 0.19 0.20 36 90
[J2000]
4 RC3 A_e (Johnson B)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.11 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... 0.04 ... ... ... ... 6.81E+14 77.30 7.50 ... ... ... ... ...
5 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.48 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 181.20 ... ... ... ... ... ...
6 K_s (LGA/2MASS isophotal)
2003AJ....125..525J
69.5 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.750 (b/a) ... ... ... 92.5
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 139.00 ... 0.75 0.25 0.28 41 93
[J2000]
7 K_s (LGA/2MASS "total")
2003AJ....125..525J
124.5 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.750 (b/a) ... ... ... 92.5
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 249.00 ... 0.75 0.25 0.28 41 93
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 07797                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 3.00       arcmin                   2a = 180.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  2.60      arcmin              2b = 156.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.87
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.13
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.14
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 30 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      :  90    deg [B1950]                  90 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          : 123524.         +742800.    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   : Diameters flagged uncertain.            

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1962MCG1..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +12-12-013 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 1.30 arcmin 2a = 78.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.90 arcmin 2b = 54.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.69 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.31 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.35 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 46 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 : 123536 +7427 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 07797 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.50 2a = 189.70 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.04 18.30 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 154.23 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.09 b/a = 0.81 Uncertainty : 0.03 0.06 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.19 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.20 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 36 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 90 deg [J2000] 90 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 : 123725.6 +741141. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 07797 Frequency Targeted : RC3 A_e (Johnson B) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.11 2a = 77.30 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.04 7.50 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 : 123725.6 +741141. (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment : From magnitude-aperture curves.
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 07797 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.48 2a = 181.20 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 : 123725.6 +741141. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.
No. 6 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2003AJ....125..525J Published Object Name : NGC 4589 Frequency Targeted : K_s (LGA/2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 69.5 arcsec 2a = 139.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 104.25 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.750 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] : 92.5 deg [J2000] 93 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 : 189.354309 74.191887 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 7 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2003AJ....125..525J Published Object Name : NGC 4589 Frequency Targeted : K_s (LGA/2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 124.5 arcsec 2a = 249.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 186.75 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.750 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] : 92.5 deg [J2000] 93 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 : 189.354309 74.191887 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :

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