Star Formation Region Avedisova 256

Catalog name: 16.90-1.06

Prominent object names: Sh 2-50, RCW 164, LBN 62 [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (1): IRAS 18228-1447 (IR) [1]

Other component designations: RAFGL 5486, RAFGL 7000S, RCW 164 (HII) [4], Sh 2-50 = LBN 62 (HII) [6]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
Sh 2-50 16.93-1.0717.31 1982ApJS...49..183B I 1700

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (6 components)

Main objectO S 50,RCW 164 [1973A&A....25..337G], O [1990AJ.....99..622F]
16.96 -01.01O Dol 28 cluster [87065]
16.85 -01.05R [1985ApJ...290..256D], R [1970A&AS....1..319A], R [1994ApJS...91..111W], R [1990A&AS...83..539R], R [1984A&AS...58..197R], R [2000AJ....119.2801L], R [1989ApJS...71..469L]
16.88 -01.02IR RAFGL 5486 [1983AFGL..161....0P]
16.86 -01.12IR RAFGL 7000S [1983AFGL..161....0P]
16.897-01.119IR 18228-1447 [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?