Star Formation Region Avedisova 400

Catalog name: 24.52-0.28

Prominent object names: Sh 2-59, RCW 172, LBN 80 [glossary]

Other component designations: RAFGL 2203, RCW 172 (HII) [2], Sh 2-59 = LBN 80 (HII) [4]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
Sh 2-59 24.5-0.217.97 2003A&A...397..213P I 5468
SRBY 114 24.5-0.2517.12 1987ApJ...319..730S P 10900

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (4 components)

Main objectO S 59 [1973A&A....25..337G]
24.57 -00.11O RCW 172 [1960MNRAS.121..103R], O [1990AJ.....99..622F]
24.52 -00.22R [1970AuJPA..13....3G], R [1994ApJS...91..111W], R [1979A&AS...35...23A]
24.53 -00.29IR*RAFGL 2203 (RX SCT) [1983AFGL..161....0P], IR*RAFGL 2203 [1983AFGL..161....0P], M CO [1987ApJ...319..730S], M CO max [1982ApJS...49..183B], M OH-A [1979A&AS...37....1T]

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?