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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

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INDEX for NGC 3459
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Images
   
22 Photometric data point(s) and SED   
Spectra   
Redshift-Independent Distances
30 Reference(s)   
5 Position data point(s)
4 Redshift data point(s)   
6 Diameter data point(s)   
RC3 data    

ESSENTIAL NOTE for NGC 3459 (Back to INDEX)
RC3 has V = 2663 +- 9 km/s; 1992ZCAT..M...0000H has V = 4253 +- 28 km/s.        

CROSS-IDENTIFICATIONS for NGC 3459 (Back to INDEX)
Object Names Type Object Names Type
NGC 3459G 2MIG 1502 G
MCG -03-28-022 G 6dF J1054442-170231 G
2MFGC 08506 G 6dF J1054443-170231 G
2MASX J10544427-1702313 IrS f640g004 G
2MASS J10544427-1702311 IrS GSC 6076 00497 G
IRAS 10522-1646 IrS PGC 032782 G
IRAS F10522-1646 IrS NVSS J105444-170230 RadioS
AKARI J1054438-170231 IrS    

COORDINATES for NGC 3459 (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)  163.068078  -16.775217  10h52m16.34s  -16d46m30.8s  1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
Equatorial (J2000.0)  163.684500  -17.042000  10h54m44.28s  -17d02m31.2s  1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
Ecliptic   (B1950.0)  171.249558  -22.069707                              1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
Ecliptic   (J2000.0)  171.945437  -22.069328                              1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
Galactic              266.931503   37.540521                              1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
SuperGalactic         126.888071  -32.718142                              1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
Additional detailed measurements with references are also available by clicking below:
5 Position data point(s)

REDSHIFT-INDEPENDENT DISTANCES for NGC 3459 (Back to INDEX)

5 Distances found in NED View 5 Individual Distance Measurement(s) for NGC 3459

Summary Statistics computed by NED from 5 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 3459 Distance Modulus
(mag)
Metric Distance
(Mpc)
Mean 33.70 55.340
Std. Dev. 0.31 7.693
Min. 33.21 43.900
Max. 34.08 65.300
Median 33.72 55.500

CLASSIFICATIONS (TYPES, ATTRIBUTES) for NGC 3459 (Back to INDEX)
TypeAs PublishedNED HomogenizedFlagReference Code
KinematicsHI line widthHI line width...1987A&AS...68..427R
Luminosity Class2.0LC I-II...1991RC3.9.C...0000d
Galaxy Morphology(R')SBab:(R')SBab?...1991RC3.9.C...0000d
Distance IndicatorTully-FisherTully-Fisher...2007A&A...465...71T
13 Detailed Classification(s)


FOREGROUND GALACTIC EXTINCTION for NGC 3459 (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]0.1990.1660.1260.0990.0690.1940.1510.1050.0780.0580.0320.0210.0140.007
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]0.2510.1990.1530.1230.0890.2380.1750.1270.0960.0680.0420.0270.0170.007


Galactic Extinction based on H I Column Densities and Galaxy Counts
(Burstein & Heiles; 1982AJ.....87.1165B) assuming Rv = 3.1:
AB = 0.100 mag
See Notes on Galactic Extinction for important caveats.

BASIC DATA for NGC 3459 (Back to INDEX)
Helio. Radial Velocity     :      4253 +/-       45 km/s      
Redshift                   :  0.014186 +/- 0.000150        20096dF...C...0000J
Major Diameter (arcmin)    :   1.6
Minor Diameter (arcmin)    :   0.5
Magnitude and Filter       : 14.50
Classifications            : (R')SBab:           

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:
4 Redshift data point(s)      22 photometric data point(s)      6 Diameter data point(s)      

QUANTITIES DERIVED FROM REDSHIFT for NGC 3459 (Details)(Back to INDEX)
Calculated and Corrected Velocities
V (Heliocentric)           :    4253 +/-     45 km/s      20096dF...C...0000J
V (Kinematic LSR)          :    4245 +/-     45 km/s      1986MNRAS.221.1023K
V (Galactocentric GSR)     :    4073 +/-     46 km/s      1991RC3.9.C...0000d
V (Local Group)            :    3991 +/-     48 km/s      1996AJ....111..794K
V (3K CMB)                 :    4617 +/-     52 km/s      1996ApJ...473..576F
V (Virgo Infall only)      :    4206 +/-     50 km/s      2000ApJ...529..786M
V (Virgo + GA only)        :    4681 +/-     60 km/s      2000ApJ...529..786M
V (Virgo + GA + Shapley)   :    4683 +/-     60 km/s      2000ApJ...529..786M

Hubble Flow Distance and Distance Modulus (where Ho =   73.0 +/-   5 km/sec/Mpc)
D (Galactocentric GSR)     :    55.8 +/-    4.0 Mpc      (m-M) = 33.73 +/- 0.15 mag
D (Local Group)            :    54.7 +/-    3.9 Mpc      (m-M) = 33.69 +/- 0.15 mag
D (3K CMB)                 :    63.2 +/-    4.5 Mpc      (m-M) = 34.01 +/- 0.15 mag
D (Virgo Infall only)      :    57.6 +/-    4.1 Mpc      (m-M) = 33.80 +/- 0.15 mag
D (Virgo + GA only)        :    64.1 +/-    4.6 Mpc      (m-M) = 34.04 +/- 0.15 mag
D (Virgo + GA + Shapley)   :    64.2 +/-    4.5 Mpc      (m-M) = 34.04 +/- 0.15 mag

Scale at Hubble Flow Distances
Scale (Galactocentric GSR) :     270 pc/arcsec =  0.270 kpc/arcsec =  16.23 kpc/arcmin =   0.97 Mpc/degree
Scale (Local Group)        :     265 pc/arcsec =  0.265 kpc/arcsec =  15.90 kpc/arcmin =   0.95 Mpc/degree
Scale (3K CMB)             :     307 pc/arcsec =  0.307 kpc/arcsec =  18.40 kpc/arcmin =   1.10 Mpc/degree
Scale (Virgo Infall only)  :     279 pc/arcsec =  0.279 kpc/arcsec =  16.76 kpc/arcmin =   1.01 Mpc/degree
Scale (Virgo + GA only)    :     311 pc/arcsec =  0.311 kpc/arcsec =  18.65 kpc/arcmin =   1.12 Mpc/degree
Scale(Virgo + GA + Shapley):     311 pc/arcsec =  0.311 kpc/arcsec =  18.66 kpc/arcmin =   1.12 Mpc/degree

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Cosmology-Corrected Quantities [Ho = 73.00 km/sec/Mpc, Ωmatter = 0.27, Ωvacuum = 0.73] [Redshift 0.015401 as corrected to the Reference Frame defined by the 3K Microwave Background Radiation] Luminosity Distance : 64 Mpc (m-M) = 34.03 mag Angular-Size Distance : 62.1 Mpc (m-M) = 33.97 mag Co-Moving Radial Distance : 63.1 Mpc (m-M) = 34.00 mag Co-Moving Tangential Dist. : 63.1 Mpc (m-M) = 34.00 mag Co-Moving Volume : 0.00105 Gpc^3 Light Travel-Time : 0.204 Gyr Age at Redshift 0.015401 : 13.095 Gyr Age of Universe : 13.299 Gyr Scale (Cosmology Corrected): 301 pc/arcsec = 0.301 kpc/arcsec = 18.06 kpc/arcmin = 1.08 Mpc/degree Surface Brightness Dimming : Flux Density per Unit Area = 0.94070; Magnitude per Unit Area = 0.06638 mag
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QUICK-LOOK PHOTOMETRY and LUMINOSITIES for NGC 3459 (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)]
Near-InfraredH 10.360 +/- 0.022 mag 20032MASX.C.......:-23.34 +/- 0.31 [mag] 1.27E+10 +/- 1.61E+09
Mid-Infrared25 microns (IRAS) 3.510E-01 +/- 14 % Jy 1990IRASF.C...0000M 1.54E+36 +/- 2.16E+35 [W] 4.01E+09 +/- 5.63E+08
Far-Infrared100 microns (IRAS) 4.448E+00 +/- 8 % Jy 1990IRASF.C...0000M 4.89E+36 +/- 7.23E+35 [W] 1.27E+10 +/- 1.88E+09
Radio1.4GHz 14.4 +/- 1.0 milliJy 1998AJ....115.1693C 7.39E+30 +/- 1.05E+30 [W] 1.92E+04 +/- 2.74E+03
NOTE: The above quantities are derived using an estimated Distance Modulus of (33.70 +/- 0.31) mag corresponding to
a Metric Distance of (55.340 +/- 7.693) 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 22 Photometric data point(s) available in NED.

QUICK-LOOK ANGULAR & PHYSICAL DIAMETERS for NGC 3459 (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]
RC3 D_0 (blue) 97.30...... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 1991RC3.9.C...0000d26.11...
K_s (2MASS "total") 121.5031.59140 Diameter for "total" magnitude 20032MASX.C.......:20032MASX.C.......:32.608.48
NOTE: Physical diameters are derived using a scale of 0.2683 kpc/arcsec based on Average NED-D Metric Distance of (55.340 +/- 7.693) Mpc.
The quantities quoted above have not necessarily been corrected for foreground extinction.

View details for 6 Diameter data point(s) available in NED.

EXTERNAL ARCHIVES AND SERVICES for NGC 3459 Help (Back to INDEX)
Resources for Object NamesSite/Service
Query SIMBAD by primary NED object name -- NGC 3459SIMBAD (CDS, Strasbourg, France)
Revised New General Catalogue -- NGC 3459VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
Morphological Catalog of Galaxies -- MCG -03-28-022 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
2MASS Extended Source Images (JHKs) -- 2MASX J10544427-1702313 NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA)
IRAS Point Source Catalog -- IRAS 10522-1646 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
IRAS Faint Source Catalog -- IRAS F10522-1646 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
Query 6dF Galaxy Redshift Survey -- 6dF J1054442-170231 6dF Galaxy Redshift Survey
Query 6dF Galaxy Redshift Survey -- 6dF J1054443-170231 6dF Galaxy Redshift Survey
Catalogue of Principal Galaxies -- PGC 032782 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
Retrieve mean data from LEDA -- PGC 032782 The Lyon/Meudon Extragalactic Database (LEDA)
NRAO/VLA Sky Survey (NVSS)
Query GALEX (NUV/FUV) Mission Archive (7.2 arcsec search radius) -- NGC 3459GALEX Mission Data Archive at MAST
Explore IRSA resources with RADAR (10 arcsec search radius) -- NGC 3459NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA)
Resources for position 10h54m44.3s, -17d02m31s (J2000)Site/Service
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