Star Formation Region Avedisova 2940

Catalog name: 349.13-0.74

Prominent object names: Sh 2-5 [glossary]

Other component designations: SH 2-5 (HII) [3]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
Sh 2-5 348.97-0.5484.36 2003A&A...397..133R I 2900

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references

Main objectO S 5 [1990AJ.....99..622F], M CO [1982ApJS...49..183B]

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?