Star Formation Region Avedisova 1979

Catalog name: 217.64-0.17

Prominent object names: BFS 59, WB89 926, [FT96] 217.6-0.2 [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (1): IRAS 06568-0411 = [FT96] 217.6-0.2 (HII) [14]

Other component designations: BFS 59 = [FT96] 217.6-0.2 (HII) [14]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
BFS 59 217.64-0.172.09 2003A&A...397..133R I 2400
WB89 926 1989A&AS...80..149W I 2560

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (3 components)

Main objectO BFS 59 [1982ApJS...49..183B], O [1990AJ.....99..622F]
217.63 -00.18IR FT89 [1996ApJ...472..624F]
217.629-00.182IR 06568-0411 [1988IRASP.C......0J], M CO [1989A&AS...80..149W], 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?