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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 6215A

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.......:
41.0 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.340 (b/a) ... ... ... 5
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 82.00 ... 0.34 0.66 0.79 70 5
[J2000]
2 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
59.6 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.340 (b/a) ... ... ... 5
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 119.30 ... 0.34 0.66 0.79 70 5
[J2000]
3 ESO-Uppsala "Quick Blue" IIa-O
1982ESOU..C...0000L
1.60 arcmin 0.50 arcmin ... ... ... ... 11
[B1950]
About 25.5 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 96.00 ... 0.31 0.69 0.82 72 10
[J2000]
4 ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O
1989ESOLV.C...0000L
116.14 arcsec ... ... 3.20 (a/b) ... ... ... 11.00
[B1950]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 116.14 ... 0.31 0.69 0.82 72 10
[J2000]
5 ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O
1989ESOLV.C...0000L
138.04 arcsec ... ... 3.20 (a/b) ... ... ... 11.00
[B1950]
26.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 138.04 ... 0.31 0.69 0.82 72 10
[J2000]
6 ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O
1989ESOLV.C...0000L
76.74 arcsec ... ... 3.20 (a/b) ... ... ... 11.00
[B1950]
70% total B light 6.81E+14 76.74 ... 0.31 0.69 0.82 72 10
[J2000]
7 ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O
1989ESOLV.C...0000L
89.13 arcsec ... ... 3.20 (a/b) ... ... ... 11.00
[B1950]
80% total B light 6.81E+14 89.13 ... 0.31 0.69 0.82 72 10
[J2000]
8 ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O
1989ESOLV.C...0000L
108.39 arcsec ... ... 3.20 (a/b) ... ... ... 11.00
[B1950]
90% total B light 6.81E+14 108.39 ... 0.31 0.69 0.82 72 10
[J2000]
9 ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O
1989ESOLV.C...0000L
56.89 arcsec ... ... 3.20 (a/b) ... ... ... 11.00
[B1950]
50% total B light, major dia. 6.81E+14 56.89 ... 0.31 0.69 0.82 72 10
[J2000]
10 ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O
1989ESOLV.C...0000L
35.08 arcsec ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 50% total B light, aperture 6.81E+14 35.08 ... ... ... ... ... ...
11 ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O
1989ESOLV.C...0000L
18.88 arcsec ... ... ... ... ... ... ... B disk exp. scale length 6.81E+14 18.88 ... ... ... ... ... ...
12 ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O
1989ESOLV.C...0000L
24.35 arcsec ... ... 2.91 (a/b) ... ... ... 5.00
[B1950]
B exponential scale length 6.81E+14 24.35 ... 0.34 0.66 0.79 70 4
[J2000]
13 ESO-LV IIIa-F
1989ESOLV.C...0000L
47.78 arcsec ... ... ... ... ... ... ... R exponential scale length 4.68E+14 47.78 ... ... ... ... ... ...
14 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.18 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.47
log(a/b)
0.04 ... ... 11
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 90.80 8.80 0.34 0.66 0.79 70 10
[J2000]
15 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.26 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 109.20 ... ... ... ... ... ...


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 20032MASX.C.......:
Published Object Name         : 2MASX J16524840-5856461       
Frequency Targeted            : K_s (2MASS isophotal)         
Major Axis (2a)               : a = 41.0       arcsec               2a = 82.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : ...                                 2b = 27.88 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : b/a = 0.340                         b/a = 0.34
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.66
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.79
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 70 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      :    5   deg [J2000]                  5 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          : 253.201813      -58.946140    (J2000)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   :                                         

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J16524840-5856461 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 59.6 arcsec 2a = 119.30 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 40.56 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.340 b/a = 0.34 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.66 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.79 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 70 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 5 deg [J2000] 5 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 : 253.201813 -58.946140 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1982ESOU..C...0000L Published Object Name : ESO 138- G 004 Frequency Targeted : ESO-Uppsala "Quick Blue" IIa-O Major Axis (2a) : 1.60 arcmin 2a = 96.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.50 arcmin 2b = 30.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.31 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.69 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.82 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 72 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 11 deg [B1950] 10 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : About 25.5 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 : "Outer" diameter Coordinates Targeted : 164830. -585154. (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1989ESOLV.C...0000L Published Object Name : ESO-LV 1380040 Frequency Targeted : ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O Major Axis (2a) : 116.14 arcsec 2a = 116.14 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 372.24 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : a/b = 3.20 b/a = 0.31 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.69 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.82 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 72 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 11.00 deg [B1950] 10 deg [J2000] 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 : Microphotometer scan of photographic plate or film Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Coordinates Targeted : 252.125000 -58.865002 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; Corrected for contaminating sources NED Comment : Elliptical isophote
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1989ESOLV.C...0000L Published Object Name : ESO-LV 1380040 Frequency Targeted : ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O Major Axis (2a) : 138.04 arcsec 2a = 138.04 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 442.44 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : a/b = 3.20 b/a = 0.31 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.69 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.82 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 72 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 11.00 deg [B1950] 10 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : 26.0 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 : Microphotometer scan of photographic plate or film Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Coordinates Targeted : 252.125000 -58.865002 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; Corrected for contaminating sources NED Comment : Elliptical isophote
No. 6 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1989ESOLV.C...0000L Published Object Name : ESO-LV 1380040 Frequency Targeted : ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O Major Axis (2a) : 76.74 arcsec 2a = 76.74 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 245.96 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : a/b = 3.20 b/a = 0.31 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.69 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.82 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 72 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 11.00 deg [B1950] 10 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : 70% total B light 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 : Microphotometer scan of photographic plate or film Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Coordinates Targeted : 252.125000 -58.865002 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; Corrected for contaminating sources NED Comment : Elliptical isophote
No. 7 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1989ESOLV.C...0000L Published Object Name : ESO-LV 1380040 Frequency Targeted : ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O Major Axis (2a) : 89.13 arcsec 2a = 89.13 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 285.67 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : a/b = 3.20 b/a = 0.31 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.69 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.82 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 72 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 11.00 deg [B1950] 10 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : 80% total B light 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 : Microphotometer scan of photographic plate or film Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Coordinates Targeted : 252.125000 -58.865002 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; Corrected for contaminating sources NED Comment : Elliptical isophote
No. 8 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1989ESOLV.C...0000L Published Object Name : ESO-LV 1380040 Frequency Targeted : ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O Major Axis (2a) : 108.39 arcsec 2a = 108.39 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 347.40 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : a/b = 3.20 b/a = 0.31 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.69 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.82 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 72 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 11.00 deg [B1950] 10 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : 90% total B light 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 : Microphotometer scan of photographic plate or film Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Coordinates Targeted : 252.125000 -58.865002 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; Corrected for contaminating sources NED Comment : Elliptical isophote
No. 9 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1989ESOLV.C...0000L Published Object Name : ESO-LV 1380040 Frequency Targeted : ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O Major Axis (2a) : 56.89 arcsec 2a = 56.89 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 182.34 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : a/b = 3.20 b/a = 0.31 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.69 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.82 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 72 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 11.00 deg [B1950] 10 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : 50% total B light, major dia. 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 : Microphotometer scan of photographic plate or film Measured Quantity : Half-light ("effective") diameter Coordinates Targeted : 252.125000 -58.865002 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; Corrected for contaminating sources NED Comment : Elliptical isophote
No. 10 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1989ESOLV.C...0000L Published Object Name : ESO-LV 1380040 Frequency Targeted : ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O Major Axis (2a) : 35.08 arcsec 2a = 35.08 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 : 50% total B light, aperture 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 : Microphotometer scan of photographic plate or film Measured Quantity : Half-light ("effective") diameter Coordinates Targeted : 252.125000 -58.865002 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; Corrected for contaminating sources NED Comment : Circular aperture
No. 11 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1989ESOLV.C...0000L Published Object Name : ESO-LV 1380040 Frequency Targeted : ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O Major Axis (2a) : 18.88 arcsec 2a = 18.88 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 : B disk exp. scale length 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 : Microphotometer scan of photographic plate or film Measured Quantity : Scale length Coordinates Targeted : 252.125000 -58.865002 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; Corrected for contaminating sources NED Comment : From fits to surf. brightness in octants
No. 12 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1989ESOLV.C...0000L Published Object Name : ESO-LV 1380040 Frequency Targeted : ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O Major Axis (2a) : 24.35 arcsec 2a = 24.35 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 70.78 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : a/b = 2.91 b/a = 0.34 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.66 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.79 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 70 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 5.00 deg [B1950] 4 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : B exponential scale length 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 : Microphotometer scan of photographic plate or film Measured Quantity : Scale length Coordinates Targeted : 252.125000 -58.865002 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; Corrected for contaminating sources NED Comment : Elliptical isophote
No. 13 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1989ESOLV.C...0000L Published Object Name : ESO-LV 1380040 Frequency Targeted : ESO-LV IIIa-F Major Axis (2a) : 47.78 arcsec 2a = 47.78 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 : R exponential scale length Frequency : 6400 A 4.68E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Photographic plate, print, or film Fitting Technique : Microphotometer scan of photographic plate or film Measured Quantity : Scale length Coordinates Targeted : 252.125000 -58.865002 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data; Corrected for contaminating sources NED Comment : From fits to surf. brightness in octants
No. 14 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : ESO 138- G 004 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.18 2a = 90.80 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.04 8.80 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 30.78 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.47 b/a = 0.34 Uncertainty : 0.04 0.03 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.66 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.79 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 70 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 11 deg [J2000] 10 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 : 165249.5 -585653. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment :
No. 15 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : ESO 138- G 004 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.26 2a = 109.20 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 : 165249.5 -585653. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.

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