Star Formation Region Avedisova 1819

Catalog name: 186.96-16.58

Prominent object names: Sh 2-246, LDN 1562, LBN 838 [glossary]

Other component designations: LDN 1562 (DkNeb) [3], Sh 2-246 = LBN 838 (HII) [4]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
Sh 2-246 186.96-16.5869.96 2003A&A...397..133R I 3700

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (2 components)

Main objectO S 246 [1990AJ.....99..622F], O [1990AJ.....99..622F]
186.94 -16.64D L_1562 [1962ApJS....7....1L], M CO [1982ApJS...49..183B]

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?