Star Formation Region Avedisova 1242

Catalog name: 96.61+3.38

Prominent object names: KR 20, WB89 79, IRAS 21246+5512 [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (1): IRAS 21246+5512 (IR) [6]

Masers: 1 hydroxyl

Other component designations: KR 20 = OHIO X 541 (Radio) [4]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
WB89 79 1989A&AS...80..149W I 8470

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (2 components)

Main objectR KR 20 [1980A&AS...42..227K]
96.599+03.426IR 21246+5512 [1988IRASP.C......0J], M OH-E [1997A&AS..124...85S], M CO [1989A&AS...80..149W]

Acknowledgement: based on the Catalog of Star-Forming Regions in the Galaxy ( Avedisova, V. S., Astronomy Reports, Volume 46, Issue 3, March 2002, pp.193-205 [2002ARep...46..193A]). The complete catalog can be accessed here: V/112/.

For more information, read The Avedisova catalog: A real Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy?