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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 6359

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
1.00 arcmin 0.70 arcmin ... ... ... ... 145
[B1950]
About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 60.00 ... 0.70 0.30 0.34 46 144
[J2000]
2 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
25.0 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.780 (b/a) ... ... ... -40
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 50.00 ... 0.78 0.22 0.24 39 140
[J2000]
3 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
39.0 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.780 (b/a) ... ... ... -40
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 78.00 ... 0.78 0.22 0.24 39 140
[J2000]
4 POSS1 103a-O
1962MCG1..C...0000V
0.70 arcmin 0.50 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 42.00 ... 0.71 0.29 0.32 44 ...
5 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.09 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.15
log(a/b)
0.04 ... ... 145
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 73.80 7.10 0.71 0.29 0.33 45 144
[J2000]
6 RC3 A_e (Johnson B)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
0.44 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... 0.03 ... ... ... ... 6.81E+14 16.50 1.20 ... ... ... ... ...
7 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.08 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 72.10 ... ... ... ... ... ...
8 r (SDSS Isophotal)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
38.82 (a) arcsec 29.58 arcsec ... ... ... ... 141.0
[J2000]
25.0 mag arcsec^-2^ 4.77E+14 77.63 ... 0.76 0.24 0.27 40 141
[J2000]
9 r (SDSS Petrosian)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
5.24 (a) arcsec ... ... ... 0.116 ... ... ... ... 4.77E+14 10.48 0.23 ... ... ... ... ...
10 r (SDSS deVaucouleurs)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
2.2748 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.801 (b/a) 0.008 ... ... 144.5
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 4.55 0.02 0.80 0.20 0.22 37 145
[J2000]
11 r (SDSS Exponential)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
2.3795 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.826 (b/a) 0.008 ... ... 145.4
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 4.76 0.02 0.83 0.17 0.19 34 145
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 10804                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 1.00       arcmin                   2a = 60.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  0.70      arcmin              2b = 42.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.70
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.30
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.34
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 46 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      : 145    deg [B1950]                  144 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          : 171724.         +615000.    (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 J17175302+6146505 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 25.0 arcsec 2a = 50.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 39.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.780 b/a = 0.78 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.22 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.24 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 39 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -40 deg [J2000] 140 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 : 259.470795 61.780766 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J17175302+6146505 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 39.0 arcsec 2a = 78.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 60.84 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.780 b/a = 0.78 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.22 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.24 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 39 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -40 deg [J2000] 140 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 : 259.470795 61.780766 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1962MCG1..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +10-25-001 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.70 arcmin 2a = 42.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.50 arcmin 2b = 30.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.71 Uncertainty : ... ... 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] : ... ... 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 : 171712 +6151 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 10804 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.09 2a = 73.80 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.04 7.10 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 52.25 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.15 b/a = 0.71 Uncertainty : 0.06 0.10 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.29 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.33 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 45 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 145 deg [J2000] 144 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 : 171753.7 +614649. (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 10804 Frequency Targeted : RC3 A_e (Johnson B) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 0.44 2a = 16.50 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.03 1.20 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 : 171753.7 +614649. (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 10804 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.08 2a = 72.10 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 : 171753.7 +614649. (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 J171752.98+614650.9 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 38.82 arcsec 2a = 77.63 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : b = 29.58 arcsec 2b = 59.15 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.76 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.24 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.27 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 40 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 141.0 deg [J2000] 141 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 : 259.4707804626 61.7808176947 (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 J171752.98+614650.9 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Petrosian) Major Axis (2a) : a = 5.24 arcsec 2a = 10.48 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.116 arcsec 0.23 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 : 259.4707804626 61.7808176947 (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 J171752.98+614650.9 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS deVaucouleurs) Major Axis (2a) : a = 2.2748 arcsec 2a = 4.55 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.008 arcsec 0.02 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 3.64 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.801 b/a = 0.80 Uncertainty : 0.003 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.20 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.22 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 37 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 144.5 deg [J2000] 145 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 : 259.4707804626 61.7808176947 (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 J171752.98+614650.9 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Exponential) Major Axis (2a) : a = 2.3795 arcsec 2a = 4.76 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.008 arcsec 0.02 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 3.93 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.826 b/a = 0.83 Uncertainty : 0.003 0.00 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] : 145.4 deg [J2000] 145 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 : 259.4707804626 61.7808176947 (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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