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Parameters for Distances and Cosmology: Ho= 73.0; Ωmatter = 0.27; Ωvacuum = 0.73;
Derived Quantities use a Redshift corrected to a Reference Frame defined by the 3K CMB

Detailed Information for Object No. 38

INDEX for NGC 5068
Essential Data (jump to sub-section of this query report):

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Images
   
68 Photometric data point(s) and SED   
Spectra   
Redshift-Independent Distances
224 Reference(s)   
18 Position data point(s)
8 Redshift data point(s)   
18 Diameter data point(s)   
12 Note(s)   
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RC3 data    

ESSENTIAL NOTE for NGC 5068 (Back to INDEX)
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CROSS-IDENTIFICATIONS for NGC 5068 (Back to INDEX)
Object Names Type Object Names Type
NGC 5068G CGS 458 G
UGCA 345 G SGC 131613-2046.6 G
ESO 576- G 029 G ESO-LV 5760290 G
ESO 131613-2046.6 G RR 239a G
MCG -03-34-046 G HIPASS J1318-21 RadioS
2MASX J13185480-2102207 IrS PGC 046400 G
2MASXi J1318550-210221 IrS 11HUGS 333 G
2MASS J13185476-2102197 IrS FAUST 3733 UvES
IRAS 13161-2046 IrS [SPB93] 214 G
IRAS F13161-2046 IrS [SC98] 13162-2046 G
AKARI J1318549-210230 IrS [SC98] 58 G
     

COORDINATES for NGC 5068 (Back to INDEX)

Position Reference:20032MASX.C.......:

Reference    Frame     Longitude    Latitude        RA           DEC      Uncertainty Ellipse (arcsec)
                       (degrees)   (degrees)                              Semimajor Semiminor  PA(deg)
Equatorial (B1950.0)  199.052381  -20.776468  13h16m12.57s  -20d46m35.3s  1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
Equatorial (J2000.0)  199.728375  -21.039111  13h18m54.81s  -21d02m20.8s  1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
Ecliptic   (B1950.0)  205.479652  -11.771004                              1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
Ecliptic   (J2000.0)  206.177053  -11.774352                              1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
Galactic              311.486736   41.375824                              1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
SuperGalactic         138.283163   -0.211182                              1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
Additional detailed measurements with references are also available by clicking below:
18 Position data point(s)

REDSHIFT-INDEPENDENT DISTANCES for NGC 5068 (Back to INDEX)

8 Distances found in NED View 8 Individual Distance Measurement(s) for NGC 5068

Summary Statistics computed by NED from 8 Distance(s) in the literature:
NOTE: These summary statistics are provided for "quick-look" reference only;
they are based exclusively on original values, as published.
No homogenization or corrections have been applied.


NGC 5068 Distance Modulus
(mag)
Metric Distance
(Mpc)
Mean 28.80 5.885
Std. Dev. 0.54 1.230
Min. 27.61 3.330
Max. 29.24 7.050
Median 28.98 6.270

CLASSIFICATIONS (TYPES, ATTRIBUTES) for NGC 5068 (Back to INDEX)
TypeAs PublishedNED HomogenizedFlagReference Code
HierarchyPOLine-of-sight pair member...1995ApL&C..30....1R
KinematicsHI line widthHI line width...1981ApJS...47..139F
Luminosity Class6.0LC III-IV...1991RC3.9.C...0000d
Galaxy MorphologySAB(rs)cdSAB(rs)cd...1991RC3.9.C...0000d
Distance IndicatorTully-FisherTully-Fisher...1988NBGC.C....0000T
32 Detailed Classification(s)


FOREGROUND GALACTIC EXTINCTION for NGC 5068 (Back to INDEX)
Galactic Extinction from the Schlafly & Finkbeiner 2011, Appendix; 2011ApJ...737..103S (SF11) recalibration 
of the Schlegel, Finkbeiner & Davis 1998, Appendix B; 1998ApJ...500..525S (SFD98) infrared-based dust map.
The map is based on dust emission from COBE/DIRBE and IRAS/ISSA;
the recalibration assumes a Fitzpatrick (1999PASP..111...63F) reddening law with Rv = 3.1 and different source spectrum than SFD98.

L a n d o l tS D S SU K I R T
Filter [µm]U (0.35)B (0.43)V (0.54)R (0.64)I (0.80)u (0.36)g (0.47)r (0.62)i (0.75)z (0.89)J (1.25)H (1.66)K (2.19)L' (3.78)
Aλ [mag]0.4440.3720.2810.2220.1540.4350.3390.2340.1740.1290.0730.0460.0310.016
Show/Hide Aλ magnitudes in all 88 photometric bands based on SF11
For completeness, we include the original SFD98 values:
L a n d o l tS D S SU K I R T
Filter [µm]U (0.34)B (0.44)V (0.54)R (0.65)I (0.81)u (0.35)g (0.49)r (0.63)i (0.78)z (0.93)J (1.27)H (1.67)K (2.22)L' (3.81)
Aλ [mag]0.5520.4390.3370.2720.1970.5240.3860.2800.2120.1500.0920.0590.0370.016


Galactic Extinction based on H I Column Densities and Galaxy Counts
(Burstein & Heiles; 1982AJ.....87.1165B) assuming Rv = 3.1:
AB = 0.310 mag
See Notes on Galactic Extinction for important caveats.

BASIC DATA for NGC 5068 (Back to INDEX)
Helio. Radial Velocity     :       670 +/-        1 km/s      
Redshift                   :  0.002235 +/- 0.000003        2011ApJS..197...28P
Major Diameter (arcmin)    :   7.2
Minor Diameter (arcmin)    :   6.3
Magnitude and Filter       : 10.52
Classifications            : SB(s)d              

NOTE: This information is indicative only. With the exception of the
      redshift they are unreferenced and highly inhomogeneous as to
      their origin. The Radial Velocity (when available) is computed
      from the listed redshift. The remaining values are designed to
      orient the user with a quick-look, overall assessment of the
      general properties of the object in question. They are not
      averages nor are they standardized in any way.
Additional detailed measurements with references are also available by clicking below:
8 Redshift data point(s)      68 photometric data point(s)      18 Diameter data point(s)      

QUANTITIES DERIVED FROM REDSHIFT for NGC 5068 (Details)(Back to INDEX)
Calculated and Corrected Velocities
V (Heliocentric)           :     670 +/-      1 km/s      2011ApJS..197...28P
V (Kinematic LSR)          :     672 +/-      1 km/s      1986MNRAS.221.1023K
V (Galactocentric GSR)     :     549 +/-      5 km/s      1991RC3.9.C...0000d
V (Local Group)            :     470 +/-     12 km/s      1996AJ....111..794K
V (3K CMB)                 :     979 +/-     22 km/s      1996ApJ...473..576F
V (Virgo Infall only)      :     487 +/-     12 km/s      2000ApJ...529..786M
V (Virgo + GA only)        :     454 +/-     12 km/s      2000ApJ...529..786M
V (Virgo + GA + Shapley)   :     452 +/-     12 km/s      2000ApJ...529..786M

Hubble Flow Distance and Distance Modulus (where Ho =   73.0 +/-   5 km/sec/Mpc)
D (Galactocentric GSR)     :    7.51 +/-   0.53 Mpc      (m-M) = 29.38 +/- 0.15 mag
D (Local Group)            :    6.44 +/-   0.48 Mpc      (m-M) = 29.05 +/- 0.16 mag
D (3K CMB)                 :   13.41 +/-   0.98 Mpc      (m-M) = 30.64 +/- 0.15 mag
D (Virgo Infall only)      :    6.67 +/-   0.47 Mpc      (m-M) = 29.12 +/- 0.15 mag
D (Virgo + GA only)        :    6.22 +/-   0.44 Mpc      (m-M) = 28.97 +/- 0.15 mag
D (Virgo + GA + Shapley)   :    6.19 +/-   0.43 Mpc      (m-M) = 28.96 +/- 0.15 mag

Scale at Hubble Flow Distances
Scale (Galactocentric GSR) :      36 pc/arcsec =  0.036 kpc/arcsec =   2.19 kpc/arcmin =   0.13 Mpc/degree
Scale (Local Group)        :      31 pc/arcsec =  0.031 kpc/arcsec =   1.87 kpc/arcmin =   0.11 Mpc/degree
Scale (3K CMB)             :      65 pc/arcsec =  0.065 kpc/arcsec =   3.90 kpc/arcmin =   0.23 Mpc/degree
Scale (Virgo Infall only)  :      32 pc/arcsec =  0.032 kpc/arcsec =   1.94 kpc/arcmin =   0.12 Mpc/degree
Scale (Virgo + GA only)    :      30 pc/arcsec =  0.030 kpc/arcsec =   1.81 kpc/arcmin =   0.11 Mpc/degree
Scale(Virgo + GA + Shapley):      30 pc/arcsec =  0.030 kpc/arcsec =   1.80 kpc/arcmin =   0.11 Mpc/degree

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Cosmology-Corrected Quantities [Ho = 73.00 km/sec/Mpc, Ωmatter = 0.27, Ωvacuum = 0.73] [Redshift 0.003264 as corrected to the Reference Frame defined by the 3K Microwave Background Radiation] Luminosity Distance : 13.4 Mpc (m-M) = 30.64 mag Angular-Size Distance : 13.4 Mpc (m-M) = 30.63 mag Co-Moving Radial Distance : 13.4 Mpc (m-M) = 30.63 mag Co-Moving Tangential Dist. : 13.4 Mpc (m-M) = 30.63 mag Co-Moving Volume : 1.01e-05 Gpc^3 Light Travel-Time : 0.044 Gyr Age at Redshift 0.003264 : 13.255 Gyr Age of Universe : 13.299 Gyr Scale (Cosmology Corrected): 65 pc/arcsec = 0.065 kpc/arcsec = 3.88 kpc/arcmin = 0.23 Mpc/degree Surface Brightness Dimming : Flux Density per Unit Area = 0.98705; Magnitude per Unit Area = 0.01415 mag
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QUICK-LOOK PHOTOMETRY and LUMINOSITIES for NGC 5068 (Back to INDEX)

The brightest flux in each of the following spectral regions, when available:
Gamma-Ray (ν > 2E19 Hz); X-Ray (2E19 Hz > ν > 2E16 Hz); Ultraviolet (2E16 Hz > ν > 9E14 Hz); Visual (9E14 Hz > ν > 3E14 Hz);
Near-Infrared (3E14 Hz > ν > 6E13 Hz); Mid-Infrared (6E13 Hz > ν > 7.5E12 Hz); Far-Infrared (7.5E12 Hz > ν > 1E12 Hz);
Sub-Millimeter (1E12 Hz > ν > 3E11 Hz); Millimeter (3E11 Hz > ν > 3E10 Hz); Radio (3E10 Hz > ν).

Spectral
Region
Band Apparent Mag or Flux Refcode Absolute Mag or νLν [W] νLν [L(Bolometric)]
X-Ray0.2-4 keV (EINSTEIN) <6.37E-13 ergs sec^-1^ cm^-2^ 1992ApJS...80..531F < 2.63E+32 [W] < 6.85E+05
UltravioletNUV (GALEX) AB 11.55 +/- 0.04 mag 2011ApJS..192....6L-17.25 +/- 0.37 [mag] 1.21E+09 +/- 1.84E+08
VisualV (V_T^0) 9.51 mag 1991RC3.9.C...0000d-19.29 [mag] 3.34E+09
Near-InfraredJ_Kron (2MASS LGA) 8.313 +/- 0.024 mag 2003AJ....125..525J-20.49 +/- 0.37 [mag] 1.95E+09 +/- 2.91E+08
Mid-Infrared24 microns (MIPS) 1.37E+0 +/- 0.15E+0 Jy 2009ApJ...703..517D 7.21E+34 +/- 1.33E+34 [W] 1.88E+08 +/- 3.45E+07
Far-Infrared160 microns (MIPS) 5.42E+1 +/- 0.85E+1 Jy 2009ApJ...703..517D 4.31E+35 +/- 9.29E+34 [W] 1.12E+09 +/- 2.42E+08
Radio4.8 GHz (Effelsberg) 14 milliJy 2009ApJ...693.1392S 2.78E+29 [W] 7.24E+02
NOTE: The above quantities are derived using an estimated Distance Modulus of (28.80 +/- 0.54) mag corresponding to
a Metric Distance of (5.885 +/- 1.230) Mpc using the Average NED-D value.
The quantities quoted above have not necessarily been corrected for foreground extinction, and no K-Corrections have been applied.

View details and SED for 68 Photometric data point(s) available in NED.

QUICK-LOOK ANGULAR & PHYSICAL DIAMETERS for NGC 5068 (Back to INDEX)

The largest diameters in the Visual and Near-Infrared spectral regions, when available:

Passband Apparent Major Axis
(2a) [arcsec]
Apparent Minor Axis
(2b) [arcsec]
PA
[degrees]
(J2000.0)
Reference Level RefcodePhysical Major Axis
(2a) [kpc]
Physical Minor Axis
(2b) [kpc]
ESO-LV "Quick Blue" IIa-O 732.82681.5236 90% total B light 1989ESOLV.C...0000L20.9119.44
K_s (LGA/2MASS "total") 380.60258.81137 Diameter for "total" magnitude 2003AJ....125..525J2003AJ....125..525J10.867.38
NOTE: Physical diameters are derived using a scale of 0.0285 kpc/arcsec based on Average NED-D Metric Distance of (5.885 +/- 1.230) Mpc.
The quantities quoted above have not necessarily been corrected for foreground extinction.

View details for 18 Diameter data point(s) available in NED.

EXTERNAL ARCHIVES AND SERVICES for NGC 5068 Help (Back to INDEX)
Resources for Object NamesSite/Service
Query SIMBAD by primary NED object name -- NGC 5068SIMBAD (CDS, Strasbourg, France)
Revised New General Catalogue -- NGC 5068VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
ESO/Uppsala Survey -- ESO 576- G 029 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
Morphological Catalog of Galaxies -- MCG -03-34-046 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
2MASS Extended Source Images (JHKs) -- 2MASX J13185480-2102207 NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA)
2MASS Extended Source Images (JHKs) -- 2MASXi J1318550-210221 NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA)
IRAS Point Source Catalog -- IRAS 13161-2046 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
IRAS Faint Source Catalog -- IRAS F13161-2046 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
The ESO-LV catalog-- ESO-LV 5760290 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
Catalogue of Principal Galaxies -- PGC 046400 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
Retrieve mean data from LEDA -- PGC 046400 The Lyon/Meudon Extragalactic Database (LEDA)
Far-UV Point Sources -- FAUST 3733 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
Query GALEX (NUV/FUV) Mission Archive (7.2 arcsec search radius) -- NGC 5068GALEX Mission Data Archive at MAST
Explore IRSA resources with RADAR (10 arcsec search radius) -- NGC 5068NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA)
Resources for position 13h18m54.8s, -21d02m21s (J2000)Site/Service
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