Star Formation Region Avedisova 2363

Catalog name: 289.58+0.50

Prominent object names: RCW 54, Gum 34B [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (1): IRAS 11006-5916 (IR) [0]

Other component designations: Bran 337 = RCW 54 (HII) [12], GUM 34b (HII) [5], RCW 54 (HII) [12]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
RCW 54 289.4-0.6189.43 1998A&A...332.1025R I 3100

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (4 components)

Main objectO Gum 34B,RCW 54 [1975PhDT.......119G], O BBW 337 [1986A&AS...65..537B]
289.535+00.548R [1994ApJS...91..111W]
289.48 +00.14O Pis 17 cluster [1982ApJS...49..425J]
289.553+00.473IR 11006-5916 [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?