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Diameter data point(s) for object MESSIER 096

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
7.50 arcmin 5.00 arcmin ... ... ... ... 5
[B1950]
About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 450.00 ... 0.67 0.33 0.38 48 5
[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 POSS1 103a-O
1963MCG3..C...0000V
7.50 arcmin 5.00 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very low surface brightness 7.40E+14 450.00 ... 0.67 0.33 0.38 48 ...
4 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.88 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.16
log(a/b)
0.01 ... ... 5
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 455.10 10.60 0.69 0.31 0.35 46 5
[J2000]
5 RC3 A_e (Johnson B)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.39 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... 0.02 ... ... ... ... 6.81E+14 147.30 6.90 ... ... ... ... ...
6 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.88 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 455.10 ... ... ... ... ... ...
7 K_s (LGA/2MASS isophotal)
2003AJ....125..525J
121.9 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.680 (b/a) ... ... ... -45.0
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 243.80 ... 0.68 0.32 0.37 47 135
[J2000]
8 K_s (LGA/2MASS "total")
2003AJ....125..525J
216.6 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.680 (b/a) ... ... ... -45.0
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 433.20 ... 0.68 0.32 0.37 47 135
[J2000]
9 r (SDSS Isophotal)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
64.40 (a) arcsec 58.60 arcsec ... ... ... ... 173.8
[J2000]
25.0 mag arcsec^-2^ 4.77E+14 128.80 ... 0.91 0.09 0.09 24 174
[J2000]
10 r (SDSS Petrosian)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
16.52 (a) arcsec ... ... ... 0.606 ... ... ... ... 4.77E+14 33.03 1.21 ... ... ... ... ...
11 r (SDSS deVaucouleurs)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
11.7478 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.527 (b/a) 0.077 ... ... 138.1
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 23.50 0.15 0.53 0.47 0.57 58 138
[J2000]
12 r (SDSS Exponential)
2007SDSS6.C...0000:
6.7711 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.672 (b/a) 0.018 ... ... 143.2
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 13.54 0.04 0.67 0.33 0.38 48 143
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 05882                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 7.50       arcmin                   2a = 450.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  5.00      arcmin              2b = 300.00 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]      :   5    deg [B1950]                  5 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          : 104406.         +120500.    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   :                                         

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1963MCG3..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +02-28-006 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 : 104406 +1205 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1963MCG3..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +02-28-006 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 7.50 arcmin 2a = 450.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 5.00 arcmin 2b = 300.00 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 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 : 104406 +1205 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 05882 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.88 2a = 455.10 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.01 10.60 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 314.93 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.16 b/a = 0.69 Uncertainty : 0.02 0.03 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] : 5 deg [J2000] 5 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 : 104645.2 +114916. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 05882 Frequency Targeted : RC3 A_e (Johnson B) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.39 2a = 147.30 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.02 6.90 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 : 104645.2 +114916. (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment : From magnitude-aperture curves.
No. 6 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 05882 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.88 2a = 455.10 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 : 104645.2 +114916. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.
No. 7 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2003AJ....125..525J Published Object Name : MESSIER 096 Frequency Targeted : K_s (LGA/2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 121.9 arcsec 2a = 243.80 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 165.78 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.680 b/a = 0.68 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.32 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.37 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 47 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -45.0 deg [J2000] 135 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 : 161.690598 11.819940 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 8 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2003AJ....125..525J Published Object Name : MESSIER 096 Frequency Targeted : K_s (LGA/2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 216.6 arcsec 2a = 433.20 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 294.58 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.680 b/a = 0.68 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.32 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.37 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 47 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -45.0 deg [J2000] 135 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 : 161.690598 11.819940 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 9 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J104645.67+114911.8 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 64.40 arcsec 2a = 128.80 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : b = 58.60 arcsec 2b = 117.20 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.91 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.09 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.09 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 24 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 173.8 deg [J2000] 174 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 : 161.6903285927 11.8199685228 (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 J104645.67+114911.8 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Petrosian) Major Axis (2a) : a = 16.52 arcsec 2a = 33.03 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.606 arcsec 1.21 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 : 161.6903285927 11.8199685228 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment :
No. 11 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J104645.67+114911.8 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS deVaucouleurs) Major Axis (2a) : a = 11.7478 arcsec 2a = 23.50 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.077 arcsec 0.15 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 12.38 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.527 b/a = 0.53 Uncertainty : 0.002 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.47 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.57 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 58 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 138.1 deg [J2000] 138 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 : 161.6903285927 11.8199685228 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; DIA_MAJ or DIA_MIN modified from published data NED Comment : Effective (half-light) radius
No. 12 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2007SDSS6.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J104645.67+114911.8 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Exponential) Major Axis (2a) : a = 6.7711 arcsec 2a = 13.54 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.018 arcsec 0.04 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 9.10 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.672 b/a = 0.67 Uncertainty : 0.002 0.00 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] : 143.2 deg [J2000] 143 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 : 161.6903285927 11.8199685228 (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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