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Diameter data point(s) for object MESSIER 060

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
7.00 arcmin 6.00 arcmin ... ... ... ... 105
[B1950]
About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 420.00 ... 0.86 0.14 0.15 31 105
[J2000]
2 POSS1 103a-O
1963MCG3..C...0000V
3.00 arcmin 2.00 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 180.00 ... 0.67 0.33 0.38 48 ...
3 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.87 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.09
log(a/b)
0.01 ... ... 105
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 444.80 10.40 0.81 0.19 0.20 36 105
[J2000]
4 RC3 A_e (Johnson B)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.36 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... 0.02 ... ... ... ... 6.81E+14 137.50 6.50 ... ... ... ... ...
5 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.85 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 424.80 ... ... ... ... ... ...
6 K_s (LGA/2MASS isophotal)
2003AJ....125..525J
146.6 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.810 (b/a) ... ... ... -72.5
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 293.20 ... 0.81 0.19 0.21 36 108
[J2000]
7 K_s (LGA/2MASS "total")
2003AJ....125..525J
241.3 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.810 (b/a) ... ... ... -72.5
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 482.60 ... 0.81 0.19 0.21 36 108
[J2000]
8 r (SDSS Isophotal)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
38.37 (a) arcsec 37.91 arcsec ... ... ... ... 125.2
[J2000]
25.0 mag arcsec^-2^ 4.77E+14 76.74 ... 0.99 0.01 0.01 9 125
[J2000]
9 r (SDSS Petrosian)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
10.85 (a) arcsec ... ... ... 0.092 ... ... ... ... 4.77E+14 21.70 0.18 ... ... ... ... ...
10 r (SDSS deVaucouleurs)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
11.7475 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.716 (b/a) 0.067 ... ... 112.6
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 23.50 0.13 0.72 0.28 0.32 44 113
[J2000]
11 r (SDSS Exponential)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
4.7686 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.883 (b/a) 0.011 ... ... 112.0
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 9.54 0.02 0.88 0.12 0.12 28 112
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 07898                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 7.00       arcmin                   2a = 420.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  6.00      arcmin              2b = 360.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.86
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.14
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.15
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 31 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      : 105    deg [B1950]                  105 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          : 124106.         +115000.    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   : Diameters flagged uncertain.            

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1963MCG3..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +02-33-002 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 3.00 arcmin 2a = 180.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 2.00 arcmin 2b = 120.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.67 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.33 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.38 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 48 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 : 124106 +1150 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 07898 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.87 2a = 444.80 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.01 10.40 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 361.62 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.09 b/a = 0.81 Uncertainty : 0.01 0.02 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] : 105 deg [J2000] 105 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 : 124340.3 +113258. (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 07898 Frequency Targeted : RC3 A_e (Johnson B) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.36 2a = 137.50 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.02 6.50 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 : 124340.3 +113258. (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 07898 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.85 2a = 424.80 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 : 124340.3 +113258. (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 : MESSIER 060 Frequency Targeted : K_s (LGA/2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 146.6 arcsec 2a = 293.20 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 237.49 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.810 b/a = 0.81 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.19 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.21 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 36 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -72.5 deg [J2000] 108 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 : 190.916702 11.552610 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 7 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2003AJ....125..525J Published Object Name : MESSIER 060 Frequency Targeted : K_s (LGA/2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 241.3 arcsec 2a = 482.60 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 390.91 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.810 b/a = 0.81 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.19 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.21 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 36 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -72.5 deg [J2000] 108 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 : 190.916702 11.552610 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 8 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J124339.97+113309.7 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 38.37 arcsec 2a = 76.74 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : b = 37.91 arcsec 2b = 75.82 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.99 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.01 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.01 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 9 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 125.2 deg [J2000] 125 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 : 190.9165640533 11.5527062492 (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 J124339.97+113309.7 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Petrosian) Major Axis (2a) : a = 10.85 arcsec 2a = 21.70 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.092 arcsec 0.18 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 : 190.9165640533 11.5527062492 (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 J124339.97+113309.7 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS deVaucouleurs) Major Axis (2a) : a = 11.7475 arcsec 2a = 23.50 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.067 arcsec 0.13 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 16.82 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.716 b/a = 0.72 Uncertainty : 0.003 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.28 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.32 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 44 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 112.6 deg [J2000] 113 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 : 190.9165640533 11.5527062492 (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 J124339.97+113309.7 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Exponential) Major Axis (2a) : a = 4.7686 arcsec 2a = 9.54 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.011 arcsec 0.02 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 8.42 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.883 b/a = 0.88 Uncertainty : 0.002 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.12 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.12 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 28 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 112.0 deg [J2000] 112 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 : 190.9165640533 11.5527062492 (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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