Star Formation Region Avedisova 2920

Catalog name: 347.25-0.52

Prominent object names: RCW 118 [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (1): IRAS 17101-3948 (IR) [0]

Other component designations: RCW 118 (HII) [4]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
RCW 118 347.3-0.51.63 2003BAAA...46...67V I 2800

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (4 components)

Main objectO RCW 118 [1960MNRAS.121..103R]
347.232-00.541R [1994ApJS...91..111W]
347.258-00.550IR 17101-3948 [1988IRASP.C......0J]
347.223-00.546R [1990ApJS...74..181Z]

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?