Star Formation Region Avedisova 2875

Catalog name: 342.59+1.83

Prominent object names: RCW 113, NGC 6231 [glossary]

Other component designations: NGC 6231 (OpCl) [328], RCW 113 = GUM 55 (HII) [16]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
RCW 113 343.04+1.12104.82 1996A&AS..120...41G I 2000

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (2 components)

Main objectO RCW 113 [1960MNRAS.121..103R], O [1975PhDT.......119G]
343.47 +01.22O NGC 6231 cluster [87065]

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?