Star Formation Region Avedisova 785

Catalog name: 48.96-0.55

Prominent object names: Sh 2-79, SNR G049.5-00.4 [glossary]

Westerhout radio sources: W51C = SNR G049.5-00.4 (SNR) [53]

IRAS infrared sources (3): IRAS 19207+1348 (IR) [4], IRAS 19210+1350 (IR) [0], IRAS 19205+1358 (IR) [4]

Other component designations: RAFGL 2376, SH 2-79 (HII) [7]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
Sh 2-79 48.96-0.5569.81 2001A&A...370..265M I 6000

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (7 components)

Main objectO S 79 [1978A&A....66....1C], O [1990AJ.....99..622F]
49.01 -00.56R W51C [1979A&AS...35...23A], R [1996ApJ...466..191H]
48.877-00.518IR 19207+1348 [1988IRASP.C......0J]
48.950-00.572IR 19210+1350 [1988IRASP.C......0J]
48.96 -00.32IR RAFGL 2376 [1983AFGL..161....0P]
48.992-00.301IR FIR1 [1995A&A...299..869M]
49.007-00.417IR 19205+1358 [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?