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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 7427

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 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
13.5 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.760 (b/a) ... ... ... -85
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 27.00 ... 0.76 0.24 0.27 41 95
[J2000]
2 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
21.6 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.760 (b/a) ... ... ... -85
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 43.20 ... 0.76 0.24 0.27 41 95
[J2000]
3 POSS1 103a-O
1963MCG3..C...0000V
0.20 arcmin 0.15 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 12.00 ... 0.75 0.25 0.28 41 ...
4 POSS1 103a-O
1963MCG3..C...0000V
0.60 arcmin 0.60 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very low surface brightness 7.40E+14 36.00 ... 1.00 0.00 0.00 0 ...


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 20032MASX.C.......:
Published Object Name         : 2MASX J22570990+0830200       
Frequency Targeted            : K_s (2MASS isophotal)         
Major Axis (2a)               : a = 13.5       arcsec               2a = 27.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : ...                                 2b = 20.52 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : b/a = 0.760                         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)                    : ...                                 41 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      :  -85   deg [J2000]                  95 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          : 344.291351      8.505633    (J2000)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   :                                         

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J22570990+0830200 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 21.6 arcsec 2a = 43.20 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 32.83 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.760 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) : ... 41 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -85 deg [J2000] 95 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 : 344.291351 8.505633 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1963MCG3..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +01-58-016 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.20 arcmin 2a = 12.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.15 arcmin 2b = 9.00 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 : 225442 +0815 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1963MCG3..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +01-58-016 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.60 arcmin 2a = 36.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.60 arcmin 2b = 36.00 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 : Very low 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 : 225442 +0815 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :

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