Star Formation Region Avedisova 3

Catalog name: 0.01-0.55

Prominent object names: Sh 2-18, IRAS 17441-2910 [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (1): IRAS 17441-2910 (IR) [27]

Masers: 1 hydroxyl, 1 water, 1 methanol

Other component designations: Sh 2-18 = LBN 359.94-00.44 (HII) [4]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
Sh 2-18 0.1-0.81.75 2003A&A...397..133R I 1500

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (9 components)

Main objectO S 18 [1982ApJS...49..183B], O [1990AJ.....99..622F]
0.05 -00.54R [1986A&A...154..176T], M CO [1982ApJS...49..183B]
359.970-00.458R [1989A&A...213..339F]
359.970-00.459IR 17441-2910 [1988IRASP.C......0J]
359.970-00.457M OH-E [1998MNRAS.297..215C], M OH-E [1989A&A...213..339F], M OH-E [1983AuJPh..36..361C]
359.970-00.458M H2O-E [1989A&A...213..339F], M H2O-E [1983AuJPh..36..401C], M H2O-E [1990A&AS...84..179C]
359.970-00.460M CH3OH-E [1995MNRAS.272...96C], M CS [1996A&AS..115...81B], M CS [1996ApJ...463..205A], M NH3 [1996ApJ...463..205A], M CS [1996A&AS..118..191J]
359.970-00.456IR IRS [1987AJ.....94..416P]
359.967-00.461IR IRS [1987A&A...176..245B]

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?