RCW 36

RCW 36

RCW 36
Blue: X-ray (Chandra ACIS); Green: 5.8 µm (Spitzer IRAC); Red: 8.0 µm (Spitzer IRAC)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 08 59 00.9
Declination -43 44 10
Distance 2300 (700 pc)
Apparent dimensions (V) 5 arcmin
Physical characteristics
Other designations RCW 36, Gum 20

RCW 36 (= Gum 20) is a star-forming region in the Milky Way Galaxy in the Vela Molecular Ridge Cloud C. This region is home to two Herbig-Haro objects, HH 1042 and HH 1043.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Ellerbroek, L. E.; et al. (2012). "The Star Formation History of RCW 36". ASP Conference Proceedings 464: 351.  

External links

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