Star Formation Region Avedisova 2946

Catalog name: 349.47-0.79

Prominent object names: RCW 123, NGC 6337 [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (1): IRAS 17176-3800 (IR) [4]

Other component designations: NGC 6337 (PN) [77], RCW 123 (HII) [5]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
RCW 123 349.5-0.872 2001A&A...371..908V I 3300

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (6 components)

Main objectO RCW 123,NGC 6337 [1975PhDT.......119G]
349.13 -00.45O vdB-H 222 cluster [87065], R (C441alpha) [1995ApJ...454..125E]
349.540-00.816IR IRS [1983MmKyo..36Q.353K]
349.578-00.679IR 17176-3800 [1988IRASP.C......0J]
349.577-00.674IR IRS1 [1988AJ.....96.1019P]
349.577-00.676IR IRS2 [1988AJ.....96.1019P]

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?