We found a new value of supermassive black hole (SMBH) mass in the middle of type 1 Seyfert, NGC 4151 galaxy. In this Study, the image of NGC 4151 galaxy was deprojected to face-on, using spiral galaxy of face-on, and applied IRAF to calculate the ellipticity and position angle of major-axis. A two-dimensional (2D) Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) applied to the deprojected image to calculate the spiral arm of NGC 4151 galaxy, and, in that way, find a central mass AGN 4151 galaxy. We compared our results of the mass of SMBH in in the center of NGC 4151 galaxy with the mass of SMBH calculated using different methods ((direct method: stellar dynamics, gas dynamics, reverberation mapping), and indirect method: MBH-σ*, MBH-Vrot, MBH-n, MBH-Lbulge, and MBH-P correlations). We concluded that the results of mass for these methods are in agreement with the estimated ones, i.e. using direct methods.


SMBH mass; pitch angle; luminosity of the bulge; bulge velocity dispersion; rotational velocity



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