Star Formation Region Avedisova 777

Catalog name: 46.84+3.84

Prominent object names: Sh 2-78, PN G046.8+03.8 [glossary]

Other component designations: Sh 2-78 = PN G046.8+03.8 (PN) [17]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
Sh 2-78 46.84+3.8415.01 1989A&AS...77..439F I 4300

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references

Main objectO S 78 [1982ApJS...49..183B], O [1990AJ.....99..622F]

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?