Star Formation Region Avedisova 2925

Catalog name: 347.67+1.92

Prominent object names: RCW 119, Gum 57B, V* V884 Sco [glossary]

Other component designations: Gum 57B = V* V884 Sco (HMXB) [555], NGC 6281 (Cl*) [53], RCW 119 (HII) [3]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
RCW 119 347.7+1.989.03 1999A&A...346..979B I 1700

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (5 components)

Main objectO RCW 119,Gum 57B [1975PhDT.......119G]
347.82 +02.01O NGC 6281 cluster [87065], M CO [1989ApJS...71..481B]
347.606+01.819IR IRS 1 [1983MmKyo..36Q.353K]
347.665+01.728IR IRS 2 [1983MmKyo..36Q.353K]
347.665+01.714IR IRS 3 [1983MmKyo..36Q.353K]

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?