APOD: UGC 12591: The Fastest Rotating... (2020 Feb 19)

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Re: APOD: UGC 12591: The Fastest Rotating... (2020 Feb 19)

Post by Chris Peterson » Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:13 pm

hypatia wrote: Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:58 pm
Chris Peterson wrote: Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:18 am
hypatia wrote: Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:01 am What is the 'object' in the upper right?
Another galaxy.
I figured that BUT which galaxy is it?
Based on a SIMBAD query, it appears to be uncataloged.
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Re: APOD: UGC 12591: The Fastest Rotating... (2020 Feb 19)

Post by hypatia » Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:07 pm

Chris Peterson wrote: Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:13 pm
hypatia wrote: Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:58 pm
Chris Peterson wrote: Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:18 am

Another galaxy.
I figured that BUT which galaxy is it?
Based on a SIMBAD query, it appears to be uncataloged.

Thanks.

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Re: APOD: UGC 12591: The Fastest Rotating... (2020 Feb 19)

Post by alter-ego » Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:50 am

hypatia wrote: Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:07 pm
Chris Peterson wrote: Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:13 pm
hypatia wrote: Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:58 pm

I figured that BUT which galaxy is it?
Based on a SIMBAD query, it appears to be uncataloged.

Thanks.
There are many catalogs that list this galaxy. Funny Simbad doesn't. Of the 20 catalogs I found identifying that galaxy, I've listed several of the maybe more familiar ones and the galaxy ID. The IDs that start with a "J" are the J2000 RADec coordinates.
USNO-A2.0 (1998) → 1125-19802822
USNO-B1.0 (2003) → 1185-0599561
NOMAD1 (2005) → 1185-0625599
2MASS Extended Sources (2003 -2006) → 23252974+2830217
ALLWISE (2013) → J232529.77+283021.3
SDSS DR12 (2015) → J232529.77+283021.0
Pan-STARRS DR1 (2016) → 142203513740877647
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Re: APOD: UGC 12591: The Fastest Rotating... (2020 Feb 19)

Post by Ann » Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:05 am

alter-ego wrote: Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:50 am
hypatia wrote: Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:07 pm
Chris Peterson wrote: Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:13 pm

Based on a SIMBAD query, it appears to be uncataloged.

Thanks.
There are many catalogs that list this galaxy. Funny Simbad doesn't. Of the 20 catalogs I found identifying that galaxy, I've listed several of the maybe more familiar ones and the galaxy ID. The IDs that start with a "J" are the J2000 RADec coordinates.
USNO-A2.0 (1998) → 1125-19802822
USNO-B1.0 (2003) → 1185-0599561
NOMAD1 (2005) → 1185-0625599
2MASS Extended Sources (2003 -2006) → 23252974+2830217
ALLWISE (2013) → J232529.77+283021.3
SDSS DR12 (2015) → J232529.77+283021.0
Pan-STARRS DR1 (2016) → 142203513740877647
Thanks, alter-ego, I'm impressed!

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Re: APOD: UGC 12591: The Fastest Rotating... (2020 Feb 19)

Post by Chris Peterson » Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:31 pm

alter-ego wrote: Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:50 am
hypatia wrote: Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:07 pm
Chris Peterson wrote: Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:13 pm

Based on a SIMBAD query, it appears to be uncataloged.

Thanks.
There are many catalogs that list this galaxy. Funny Simbad doesn't. Of the 20 catalogs I found identifying that galaxy, I've listed several of the maybe more familiar ones and the galaxy ID. The IDs that start with a "J" are the J2000 RADec coordinates.
USNO-A2.0 (1998) → 1125-19802822
USNO-B1.0 (2003) → 1185-0599561
NOMAD1 (2005) → 1185-0625599
2MASS Extended Sources (2003 -2006) → 23252974+2830217
ALLWISE (2013) → J232529.77+283021.3
SDSS DR12 (2015) → J232529.77+283021.0
Pan-STARRS DR1 (2016) → 142203513740877647
Yeah, I didn't do any deep search. SIMBAD is pretty reliable when it comes to consolidating catalogs. I was surprised that such an apparently prominent object wasn't there, but didn't look farther.
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Re: APOD: UGC 12591: The Fastest Rotating... (2020 Feb 19)

Post by neufer » Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:50 pm

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alter-ego wrote: Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:50 am
There are many catalogs that list this galaxy. Funny Simbad doesn't. Of the 20 catalogs I found identifying that galaxy, I've listed several of the maybe more familiar ones and the galaxy ID. The IDs that start with a "J" are the J2000 RADec coordinates.

USNO-A2.0 (1998) → 1125-19802822
USNO-B1.0 (2003) → 1185-0599561
NOMAD1 (2005) → 1185-0625599
2MASS Extended Sources (2003 -2006) → 23252974+2830217
ALLWISE (2013) → J232529.77+283021.3
SDSS DR12 (2015) → J232529.77+283021.0
Pan-STARRS DR1 (2016) → 142203513740877647
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