Star Formation Region Avedisova 2129

Catalog name: 256.72-1.93

Prominent object names: WB89 1116, IRAS 08159-3857 [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (1): IRAS 08159-3857 (IR) [1]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
WB89 1116 1989A&AS...80..149W I 4990
[MAB97] 256.72-2.00 256.72-218.6 1997A&A...327..325M P 5000

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (3 components)

Main objectIR 08159-3857 [1988IRASP.C......0J]
256.721-01.931IR 08159-3857 [1988IRASP.C......0J], M CO [1989A&AS...80..149W]
256.72 -02.00M CO cloud [1997A&A...327..325M]

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?