Star Formation Region Avedisova 3086

Catalog name: 359.79-0.35

Prominent object names: Sh 2-16, Gum 70, IRAS 17433-2921 [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (1): IRAS 17433-2921 (IR) [12]

Other component designations: GUM 70 (HII) [1], Sh 2-16 = LBN 359.72-00.32 (HII) [9]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
Sh 2-16 0-0.68.73 2003A&A...397..133R I 1500

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (5 components)

Main objectO S 16,Gum 70 [1975PhDT.......119G]
359.78 -00.32O vdB-H 222 cluster [87065]
359.73 -00.41R [1980A&AS...40..379D], R S29 [1989A&AS...81..291S], R [2000AJ....119.2801L], R [1986A&A...154..176T], M CO [1982ApJS...49..183B], M H2CO [1980A&AS...40..379D]
359.725-00.392IR 17433-2921 [1988IRASP.C......0J]
359.732-00.392IR IRS [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?