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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 3977

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
1.80 arcmin 1.70 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 108.00 ... 0.94 0.06 0.06 19 ...
2 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
24.1 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.740 (b/a) ... ... ... -15
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 48.20 ... 0.74 0.26 0.29 42 165
[J2000]
3 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
51.5 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.740 (b/a) ... ... ... -15
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 102.90 ... 0.74 0.26 0.29 42 165
[J2000]
4 POSS1 103a-O
1962MCG1..C...0000V
0.60 arcmin 0.60 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... High surface brightness 7.40E+14 36.00 ... 1.00 0.00 0.00 0 ...
5 POSS1 103a-O
1962MCG1..C...0000V
1.00 arcmin 1.00 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very low surface brightness 7.40E+14 60.00 ... 1.00 0.00 0.00 0 ...
6 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.23 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.04
log(a/b)
0.04 ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 101.90 9.80 0.91 0.09 0.09 24 ...
7 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.23 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 101.90 ... ... ... ... ... ...
8 r (SDSS Isophotal)
2004SDSS3.C...0000:
36.61 (a) arcsec 29.58 arcsec ... ... ... ... 175.6
[J2000]
25.0 mag arcsec^-2^ 4.77E+14 73.21 ... 0.81 0.19 0.21 36 176
[J2000]
9 r (SDSS Petrosian)
2004SDSS3.C...0000:
8.85 (a) arcsec ... ... ... 0.06 ... ... ... ... 4.77E+14 17.71 0.12 ... ... ... ... ...
10 r (SDSS de Vaucouleurs)
2004SDSS3.C...0000:
8.01 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.854 (b/a) 0.04 ... ... 179.6
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 16.03 0.09 0.85 0.15 0.16 31 180
[J2000]
11 r (SDSS Exponential)
2004SDSS3.C...0000:
4.15 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.840 (b/a) 0.01 ... ... 179.2
[J2000]
... 4.77E+14 8.31 0.02 0.84 0.16 0.17 33 179
[J2000]


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 06909                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 1.80       arcmin                   2a = 108.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  1.70      arcmin              2b = 102.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.94
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.06
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.06
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 19 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      : ...                                 ...
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          : 115330.         +554000.    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   :                                         

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J11560714+5523263 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 24.1 arcsec 2a = 48.20 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 35.67 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.740 b/a = 0.74 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.26 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.29 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 42 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -15 deg [J2000] 165 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 : 179.029861 55.390686 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J11560714+5523263 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 51.5 arcsec 2a = 102.90 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 76.15 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.740 b/a = 0.74 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.26 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.29 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 42 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : -15 deg [J2000] 165 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 : 179.029861 55.390686 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1962MCG1..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +09-20-034 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 : 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 : 115330 +5540 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1962MCG1..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +09-20-034 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 1.00 arcmin 2a = 60.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 1.00 arcmin 2b = 60.00 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 : 115330 +5540 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 6 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 06909 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.23 2a = 101.90 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.04 9.80 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 92.93 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.04 b/a = 0.91 Uncertainty : 0.04 0.09 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] : ... ... 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 : 115608.3 +552332. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment :
No. 7 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 06909 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.23 2a = 101.90 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 : 115608.3 +552332. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.
No. 8 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 2004SDSS3.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J115607.20+552326.8 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 36.61 arcsec 2a = 73.21 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : b = 29.58 arcsec 2b = 59.15 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... 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] : 175.6 deg [J2000] 176 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 : 179.0299835 55.3907776 (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 : 2004SDSS3.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J115607.20+552326.8 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Petrosian) Major Axis (2a) : a = 8.85 arcsec 2a = 17.71 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.06 arcsec 0.12 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 : 179.0299835 55.3907776 (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 : 2004SDSS3.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J115607.20+552326.8 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS de Vaucouleurs) Major Axis (2a) : a = 8.01 arcsec 2a = 16.03 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.04 arcsec 0.09 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 13.69 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.854 b/a = 0.85 Uncertainty : 0.005 0.01 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.15 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.16 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 31 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 179.6 deg [J2000] 180 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 : 179.0299835 55.3907776 (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 : 2004SDSS3.C...0000: Published Object Name : SDSS J115607.20+552326.8 Frequency Targeted : r (SDSS Exponential) Major Axis (2a) : a = 4.15 arcsec 2a = 8.31 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.01 arcsec 0.02 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 6.98 arcsec Uncertainty : ... 0.00 Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.840 b/a = 0.84 Uncertainty : 0.004 0.00 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.16 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.17 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 33 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 179.2 deg [J2000] 179 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 : 179.0299835 55.3907776 (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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