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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 5506

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
1963MCG3..C...0000V
2.40 arcmin 0.70 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... High surface brightness 7.40E+14 144.00 ... 0.29 0.71 0.84 73 ...
2 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.45 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.52
log(a/b)
0.03 ... ... 95
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 169.10 12.10 0.30 0.70 0.83 72 95
[J2000]
3 RC3 A_e (Johnson B)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.09 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... 0.01 ... ... ... ... 6.81E+14 73.80 1.70 ... ... ... ... ...
4 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.46 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 173.00 ... ... ... ... ... ...
5 K_s (LGA/2MASS isophotal)
2003AJ....125..525J
74.6 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.240 (b/a) ... ... ... 90.0
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 149.20 ... 0.24 0.76 0.89 76 90
[J2000]
6 K_s (LGA/2MASS "total")
2003AJ....125..525J
122.4 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.240 (b/a) ... ... ... 90.0
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 244.80 ... 0.24 0.76 0.89 76 90
[J2000]
7 r (SDSS Isophotal)
2004SDSS2.C...0000:
109.90 (a) arcsec 23.56 arcsec ... ... ... ... 88.4
[J2000]
25.0 mag arcsec^-2^ 4.77E+14 219.80 ... 0.21 0.79 0.91 78 88
[J2000]
8 r (SDSS Petrosian)
2004SDSS2.C...0000:
21.61 (a) arcsec ... ... ... 5.57 ... ... ... ... 4.77E+14 43.22 11.14 ... ... ... ... ...
9 r (SDSS de Vaucouleurs)
2004SDSS2.C...0000:
6.08 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.653 (b/a) 0.04 ... ... 88.1
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 12.16 0.08 0.65 0.35 0.40 49 88
[J2000]
10 r (SDSS Exponential)
2004SDSS2.C...0000:
10.89 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.300 (b/a) 0.05 ... ... 88.9
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 21.78 0.10 0.30 0.70 0.83 73 89
[J2000]
11 r (SDSS Isophotal)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
109.90 (a) arcsec 23.56 arcsec ... ... ... ... 88.4
[J2000]
25.0 mag arcsec^-2^ 4.77E+14 219.80 ... 0.21 0.79 0.91 78 88
[J2000]
12 r (SDSS Petrosian)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
21.61 (a) arcsec ... ... ... 5.569 ... ... ... ... 4.77E+14 43.22 11.14 ... ... ... ... ...
13 r (SDSS deVaucouleurs)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
6.0778 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.653 (b/a) 0.041 ... ... 88.1
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 12.16 0.08 0.65 0.35 0.40 49 88
[J2000]
14 r (SDSS Exponential)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
10.8902 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.300 (b/a) 0.050 ... ... 88.9
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 21.78 0.10 0.30 0.70 0.83 73 89
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1963MCG3..C...0000V
Published Object Name         : MCG +00-36-028                
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 2.40       arcmin                   2a = 144.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  0.70      arcmin              2b = 42.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.29
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.71
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.84
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 73 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      : ...                                 ...
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Significance                  : No uncertainty reported
Diameter Reference Level      : 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         : "Outer" diameter
Coordinates Targeted          : 141042          -0259    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   :                                         

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : MCG +00-36-028 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.45 2a = 169.10 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.03 12.10 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 51.07 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.52 b/a = 0.30 Uncertainty : 0.03 0.02 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.70 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.83 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 72 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 95 deg [J2000] 95 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 : 141314.9 -031227. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : MCG +00-36-028 Frequency Targeted : RC3 A_e (Johnson B) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.09 2a = 73.80 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.01 1.70 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 : 141314.9 -031227. (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment : From magnitude-aperture curves.
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : MCG +00-36-028 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.46 2a = 173.00 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 : 141314.9 -031227. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2003AJ....125..525J Published Object Name : NGC 5506 Frequency Targeted : K_s (LGA/2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 74.6 arcsec 2a = 149.20 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 35.81 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.240 b/a = 0.24 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.76 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.89 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 76 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 90.0 deg [J2000] 90 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 : 213.312088 -3.207560 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 6 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2003AJ....125..525J Published Object Name : NGC 5506 Frequency Targeted : K_s (LGA/2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 122.4 arcsec 2a = 244.80 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 58.75 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.240 b/a = 0.24 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.76 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.89 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 76 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 90.0 deg [J2000] 90 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 : 213.312088 -3.207560 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 7 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2004SDSS2.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J141314.87-031227.3 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 109.90 arcsec 2a = 219.80 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : b = 23.56 arcsec 2b = 47.12 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.21 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.79 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.91 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 78 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 88.4 deg [J2000] 88 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 : 213.3119812 -3.2075877 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment :
No. 8 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2004SDSS2.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J141314.87-031227.3 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Petrosian) Major Axis (2a) : a = 21.61 arcsec 2a = 43.22 arcsec Uncertainty : 5.57 arcsec 11.14 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 : 213.3119812 -3.2075877 (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 : 2004SDSS2.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J141314.87-031227.3 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS de Vaucouleurs) Major Axis (2a) : a = 6.08 arcsec 2a = 12.16 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.04 arcsec 0.08 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 7.94 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.653 b/a = 0.65 Uncertainty : 0.004 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.35 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.40 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 49 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 88.1 deg [J2000] 88 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 : 213.3119812 -3.2075877 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment : Effective (half-light) radius
No. 10 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2004SDSS2.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J141314.87-031227.3 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Exponential) Major Axis (2a) : a = 10.89 arcsec 2a = 21.78 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.05 arcsec 0.10 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 6.53 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.300 b/a = 0.30 Uncertainty : 0.001 0.00 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] : 88.9 deg [J2000] 89 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 : 213.3119812 -3.2075877 (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 J141314.87-031227.3 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 109.90 arcsec 2a = 219.80 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : b = 23.56 arcsec 2b = 47.12 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.21 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.79 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.91 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 78 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 88.4 deg [J2000] 88 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 : 213.3119897307 -3.2075876825 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment :
No. 12 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J141314.87-031227.3 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Petrosian) Major Axis (2a) : a = 21.61 arcsec 2a = 43.22 arcsec Uncertainty : 5.569 arcsec 11.14 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 : 213.3119897307 -3.2075876825 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment :
No. 13 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J141314.87-031227.3 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS deVaucouleurs) Major Axis (2a) : a = 6.0778 arcsec 2a = 12.16 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.041 arcsec 0.08 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 7.94 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.653 b/a = 0.65 Uncertainty : 0.004 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.35 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.40 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 49 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 88.1 deg [J2000] 88 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 : 213.3119897307 -3.2075876825 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment : Effective (half-light) radius
No. 14 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J141314.87-031227.3 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Exponential) Major Axis (2a) : a = 10.8902 arcsec 2a = 21.78 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.050 arcsec 0.10 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 6.53 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.300 b/a = 0.30 Uncertainty : 0.001 0.00 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] : 88.9 deg [J2000] 89 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 : 213.3119897307 -3.2075876825 (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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