Star Formation Region Avedisova 2440

Catalog name: 300.48-0.19

Prominent object names: [CH87] 300.48-0.19, [WHR97] 12272-6240 [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (2): IRAS 12272-6240 = [WHR97] 12272-6240 (HII) [8], IRAS 12267-6241 (IR) [0]

Masers: 1 hydroxyl, 1 water, 1 methanol

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
[CH87] 300.479-0.192 300.479-0.192 5. x 5. 1987A&A...171..261C V 12500
[GCB88] 27 299.4-0.166 1988ApJ...331..181G P 9400

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (7 components)

Main objectR [1987A&A...171..261C], R [1994ApJS...91..111W]
300.30 -00.20M CO cloud [1988ApJ...331..181G]
300.505-00.178IR 12272-6240 [1988IRASP.C......0J], M CS [1996A&AS..115...81B]
300.504-00.176M OH-E [1998MNRAS.297..215C], M OH-E [1987AuJPh..40..215C]
300.505-00.175M H2O-E [1989AuJPh..42..331C]
300.504-00.176M CH3OH-E A [1998MNRAS.301..640W], M CH3OH-E B [1998MNRAS.301..640W], M CH3OH-E [1995MNRAS.272...96C], M CH3OH-E [1993MNRAS.262...43G], M CH3OH-A [1993MNRAS.262...43G]
300.454-00.194IR 12267-6241 [1988IRASP.C......0J], M H2CO [1987A&A...171..261C]

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?