Star Formation Region Avedisova 1

Catalog name: 0.00+0.19

Prominent object names: Sh 2-17, RCW 138, MGM 1 [glossary]

IRAS infrared sources (1): IRAS 17417-2851 = MGM 1 (YSO) [19]

Masers: 1 water

Other component designations: RCW 138 = 1E 1741.7-2850 (X) [9], Sh 2-17 = LBN 1 (HII) [12]

Distance estimates for objects in this region

Object PositionSize (arcmin) Source Note Distance(s)
Sh 2-17 0.02+0.1310.91 2003A&A...397..133R I 1500

For more information on distance estimates see Avedisova distances.

Detailed component listing with references (10 components)

Main objectO RCW 138 [1960MNRAS.121..103R]
0.02 +00.13O S 17 [1970A&A.....6..349G], O [1990AJ.....99..622F]
359.98 +00.15R S8 [1989A&AS...81..291S], R (C441alpha) [1995ApJ...454..125E]
0.01 +00.14IR FIR 26 [1984ApJ...283..601O]
359.94 +00.17IR dark nebula 2MASS#5 [2001A&A...376..434D]
359.971+00.170IR 17417-2851 VR1 [1993AJ....106.1978T], IR 17417-2851 [1993AJ....106.1978T], IR 17417-2851 [1988IRASP.C......0J], M CS [1996A&AS..115...81B], M NH3 [1996A&A...308..573M]
359.977+00.168M H2O-E [1993AJ....106.1978T]
359.975+00.172IR IRS [1988MNRAS.234..115G], IR IRS1 [1994MNRAS.268..194M], IR IRS1 [1992MNRAS.258..705M]
359.976+00.170IR IRS2 [1994MNRAS.268..194M], IR IRS2 [1992MNRAS.258..705M]
359.980+00.175IR IRS3 [1994MNRAS.268..194M], IR IRS3 [1992MNRAS.258..705M]

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?