Star Formation Region Avedisova 2181

Catalog name: 266.46-2.03

Prominent object names: Bran 187, Bran 187B, Bran 187A [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (1): IRAS 08474-4649 (IR) [3]

Other component designations: Bran 187 = BRAN 187B (RfNeb) [5]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
[MAB97] 266.50-2.00 266.5-213.8 1997A&A...327..325M P 4000

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (3 components)

Main objectO BBW 187A [1986A&AS...65..537B], M CO [1978A&A....68....1G]
266.50 -02.00M CO cloud [1997A&A...327..325M], O BBW 187B [1986A&AS...65..537B]
266.467-02.028O *red stars [1999A&A...352..228M], O ringlike neb ula [1999A&A...352..228M], IR 08474-4649 [1988IRASP.C......0J]

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?