Star Formation Region Avedisova 870

Catalog name: 57.39+9.06

Prominent object names: Sh 2-85 [glossary]

Other component designations: SH 2-85 (HII) [3]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
Sh 2-85 57.39+9.060.7 1989A&AS...77..439F I 400

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references

Main objectO S 85 [1982ApJS...49..183B], R [1978A&A....66....1C]

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?