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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

NED results for object NGC 6987


1 objects found in NED.    

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 Row          Object Name                 EquJ2000.0       Object  Velocity/Redshift    Mag./  Separ.               Number of                                 Row 
 No.     (* => Essential Note)       RA               DEC  Type     km/s       z   Qual Filter arcmin Refs Notes Phot Posn Vel/z Diam Assoc Images   Spectra  No. 
1    NGC 6987                       20h58m10.3s -48d37m49s G        5239  0.017475      13.44    ...    55     4   54   14     8   17     1 Retrieve Retrieve 1   

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Object No. 1 - NGC 6987

INDEX for NGC 6987
Essential Data (jump to sub-section of this query report):

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   Cross-IDs    
   Coordinates    
   Basic Data   
   Quantities Derived from Redshift    
   Redshift-Independent Distances
   Quick-Look Photometry and Luminosities
   Quick-Look Angular and Physical Sizes
   Classifications
   Foreground Galactic Extinction    
   External Services
Detailed Data (NED queries):
  • Images
  • 54 Photometric data point(s) and SED   
  • Spectra   
    Redshift-Independent Distances
    55 Reference(s)   
    14 Position data point(s)
    8 Redshift data point(s)   
    17 Diameter data point(s)   
    4 Note(s)   
    1 Association(s)   
    ESO data    
    RC3 data    

    ESSENTIAL NOTE for NGC 6987 (Back to INDEX)
    N/A

    CROSS-IDENTIFICATIONS for NGC 6987 (Back to INDEX)
    Object Names Type Object Names Type
    NGC 6987G 6dF J2058104-483749 G
    ESO 235- G 021 G 6dFGSv 10001 G
    ESO 205442-4849.4 G LDCE 1438 NED003 G
    WISEA J205810.38-483749.0 IrS APMBGC 235+046-070 G
    2MASX J20581033-4837491 IrS APMUKS(BJ) B205441.55-484925.4G
    2MASS J20581035-4837490 IrS MRSS 235-145568 G
    GALEXASC J205810.44-483747.0 UvS PGC 065807 G
    IRAS 20546-4849 IrS SUMSS J205810-483750 RadioS
    IRAS F20547-4849 IrS SPT-S J205810-4837.8 RadioS
    SGC 205442-4849.4 G LGG 441:[G93] 002 G
    ESO-LV 2350210 G [RFG96] 205442.0-484924 G
    6dF J2058103-483749 G    

    COORDINATES for NGC 6987 (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)  313.674622  -48.824130  20h54m41.91s  -48d49m26.9s  1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
    Equatorial (J2000.0)  314.543167  -48.630306  20h58m10.36s  -48d37m49.1s  1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
    Ecliptic   (B1950.0)  301.692567  -30.071700                              1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
    Ecliptic   (J2000.0)  302.393479  -30.076896                              1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
    Galactic              350.751445  -40.627625                              1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
    SuperGalactic         227.563281   20.082330                              1.25E+00  1.25E+00    0
    
    Additional detailed measurements with references are also available by clicking below:
    14 Position data point(s)

    REDSHIFT-INDEPENDENT DISTANCES for NGC 6987 (Back to INDEX)

    7 Distances found in NED View 7 Individual Distance Measurement(s) for NGC 6987

    Summary Statistics computed by NED from 7 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 6987 Distance Modulus
    (mag)
    Metric Distance
    (Mpc)
    Mean 34.62 86.129
    Std. Dev. 0.50 20.517
    Min. 34.01 63.500
    Max. 35.33 116.000
    Median 34.53 80.700

    CLASSIFICATIONS (TYPES, ATTRIBUTES) for NGC 6987 (Back to INDEX)
    TypeAs PublishedNED HomogenizedFlagReference Code
    HierarchyGRGroup member, radial-velocity confirmed...1993A&AS..100...47G
    Galaxy MorphologyE0:E0?...1991RC3.9.C...0000d
    Distance IndicatorTully-FisherTully-Fisher...2007A&A...465...71T
    8 Detailed Classification(s)


    FOREGROUND GALACTIC EXTINCTION for NGC 6987 (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]0.1700.1430.1080.0850.0590.1670.1300.0900.0670.0500.0280.0180.0120.006
    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]0.2100.1670.1280.1030.0750.1990.1470.1060.0810.0570.0350.0220.0140.006


    Galactic Extinction based on H I Column Densities and Galaxy Counts
    (Burstein & Heiles; 1982AJ.....87.1165B) assuming Rv = 3.1:
    AB = 0.070 mag
    See Notes on Galactic Extinction for important caveats.

    BASIC DATA for NGC 6987 (Back to INDEX)
    Helio. Radial Velocity     :      5239 +/-       27 km/s      
    Redshift                   :  0.017475 +/- 0.000090        1996A&A...312..745R
    Major Diameter (arcmin)    :   1.4
    Minor Diameter (arcmin)    :   1.2
    Magnitude and Filter       : 13.44
    Classifications            : E0:                 
    
    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)      54 photometric data point(s)      17 Diameter data point(s)      

    QUANTITIES DERIVED FROM REDSHIFT for NGC 6987 (Details)(Back to INDEX)
    Calculated and Corrected Velocities
    V (Heliocentric)           :    5239 +/-     27 km/s      1996A&A...312..745R
    V (Kinematic LSR)          :    5240 +/-     27 km/s      1986MNRAS.221.1023K
    V (Galactocentric GSR)     :    5213 +/-     27 km/s      1991RC3.9.C...0000d
    V (Local Group)            :    5202 +/-     27 km/s      1996AJ....111..794K
    V (3K CMB)                 :    5070 +/-     29 km/s      1996ApJ...473..576F
    V (Virgo Infall only)      :    5126 +/-     28 km/s      2000ApJ...529..786M
    V (Virgo + GA only)        :    5469 +/-     37 km/s      2000ApJ...529..786M
    V (Virgo + GA + Shapley)   :    5503 +/-     37 km/s      2000ApJ...529..786M
    
    Hubble Flow Distance and Distance Modulus (where Ho =   73.0 +/-   5 km/sec/Mpc)
    D (Galactocentric GSR)     :    71.4 +/-    5.0 Mpc      (m-M) = 34.27 +/- 0.15 mag
    D (Local Group)            :    71.3 +/-    5.0 Mpc      (m-M) = 34.26 +/- 0.15 mag
    D (3K CMB)                 :    69.4 +/-    4.9 Mpc      (m-M) = 34.21 +/- 0.15 mag
    D (Virgo Infall only)      :    70.2 +/-    4.9 Mpc      (m-M) = 34.23 +/- 0.15 mag
    D (Virgo + GA only)        :    74.9 +/-    5.3 Mpc      (m-M) = 34.37 +/- 0.15 mag
    D (Virgo + GA + Shapley)   :    75.4 +/-    5.3 Mpc      (m-M) = 34.39 +/- 0.15 mag
    
    Scale at Hubble Flow Distances
    Scale (Galactocentric GSR) :     346 pc/arcsec =  0.346 kpc/arcsec =  20.77 kpc/arcmin =   1.25 Mpc/degree
    Scale (Local Group)        :     346 pc/arcsec =  0.346 kpc/arcsec =  20.73 kpc/arcmin =   1.24 Mpc/degree
    Scale (3K CMB)             :     337 pc/arcsec =  0.337 kpc/arcsec =  20.20 kpc/arcmin =   1.21 Mpc/degree
    Scale (Virgo Infall only)  :     340 pc/arcsec =  0.340 kpc/arcsec =  20.42 kpc/arcmin =   1.23 Mpc/degree
    Scale (Virgo + GA only)    :     363 pc/arcsec =  0.363 kpc/arcsec =  21.79 kpc/arcmin =   1.31 Mpc/degree
    Scale(Virgo + GA + Shapley):     365 pc/arcsec =  0.365 kpc/arcsec =  21.93 kpc/arcmin =   1.32 Mpc/degree
    
    
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    Cosmology-Corrected Quantities [Ho = 73.00 km/sec/Mpc, Ωmatter = 0.27, Ωvacuum = 0.73] [Redshift 0.016911 as corrected to the Reference Frame defined by the 3K Microwave Background Radiation] Luminosity Distance : 70.4 Mpc (m-M) = 34.24 mag Angular-Size Distance : 68.1 Mpc (m-M) = 34.16 mag Co-Moving Radial Distance : 69.2 Mpc (m-M) = 34.20 mag Co-Moving Tangential Dist. : 69.2 Mpc (m-M) = 34.20 mag Co-Moving Volume : 0.00139 Gpc^3 Light Travel-Time : 0.224 Gyr Age at Redshift 0.016911 : 13.075 Gyr Age of Universe : 13.299 Gyr Scale (Cosmology Corrected): 330 pc/arcsec = 0.330 kpc/arcsec = 19.80 kpc/arcmin = 1.19 Mpc/degree Surface Brightness Dimming : Flux Density per Unit Area = 0.93512; Magnitude per Unit Area = 0.07283 mag
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    HoΩmatterΩvacuum     
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    QUICK-LOOK PHOTOMETRY and LUMINOSITIES for NGC 6987 (Back to INDEX)
     N/A 

    QUICK-LOOK ANGULAR & PHYSICAL DIAMETERS for NGC 6987 (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 169.82137.55122 27.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 1989ESOLV.C...0000L70.9157.44
    K_s (2MASS "total") 99.4087.47155 Diameter for "total" magnitude 20032MASX.C.......:20032MASX.C.......:41.5136.53
    NOTE: Physical diameters are derived using a scale of 0.4176 kpc/arcsec based on Average NED-D Metric Distance of (86.129 +/- 20.517) Mpc.
    The quantities quoted above have not necessarily been corrected for foreground extinction.

    View details for 17 Diameter data point(s) available in NED.

    EXTERNAL ARCHIVES AND SERVICES for NGC 6987 Help (Back to INDEX)
    Resources for Object NamesSite/Service
    Query SIMBAD by primary NED object name -- NGC 6987SIMBAD (CDS, Strasbourg, France)
    Revised New General Catalogue -- NGC 6987VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
    ESO/Uppsala Survey -- ESO 235- G 021 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
    2MASS Extended Source Images (JHKs) -- 2MASX J20581033-4837491 NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA)
    IRAS Faint Source Catalog -- IRAS F20547-4849 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
    The ESO-LV catalog-- ESO-LV 2350210 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
    Query 6dF Galaxy Redshift Survey -- 6dF J2058103-483749 6dF Galaxy Redshift Survey
    Query 6dF Galaxy Redshift Survey -- 6dF J2058104-483749 6dF Galaxy Redshift Survey
    Query 6dF Galaxy Redshift Survey -- 6dFGSv 10001 6dF Galaxy Redshift Survey
    Catalogue of Principal Galaxies -- PGC 065807 VizieR Catalog Query (U.S. mirror, CfA/Harvard)
    Retrieve mean data from LEDA -- PGC 065807 The Lyon/Meudon Extragalactic Database (LEDA)
    Query GALEX (NUV/FUV) Mission Archive (7.2 arcsec search radius) -- NGC 6987GALEX Mission Data Archive at MAST
    Explore IRSA resources with RADAR (10 arcsec search radius) -- NGC 6987NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA)
    Resources for position 20h58m10.3s, -48d37m49s (J2000)Site/Service
    Query Optical and UV Mission Archives (Default search radius)Multimission Archive at STScI (MAST)
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    Query IRSA for WISE images (10 arcmin search radius)NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA)
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