Star Formation Region Avedisova 3040

Catalog name: 355.89+1.61

Prominent object names: Sh 2-13, RCW 133 [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (1): IRAS 17260-3129 (IR) [1]

Other component designations: RCW 133 (HII) [4], SH 2-13 (HII) [5]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
RCW 133 355.9+1.515.71 1989BAICz..40...42A I 1200

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (4 components)

Main objectO S 13 [1982ApJS...49..183B], O RCW 133 [1960MNRAS.121..103R]
355.78 +01.49R [1994ApJS...91..111W], O [1990AJ.....99..622F], O [1975PhDT.......119G]
355.83 +01.64O Ant 1 cluster [87065]
355.920+01.595IR 17260-3129 [1988IRASP.C......0J]

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?