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Bok Globules in IC2944 (Running Chicken Nebula) - April 2020
© Mariusz Goralski

Bok Globules in IC2944 (Running Chicken Nebula) - April 2020

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This is a close up of IC 2944, also known as the Running Chicken Nebula or the λ Centauri Nebula, with the Bok Globules visible in the upper third of the frame. IC2944 is an open cluster with an associated emission nebula found in the constellation Centaurus, near the star λ Centauri. This image was exposed using a Cooled as astro modded DSLR through a Celestron 8" SCT at it's native 2032mm (f10) focal length. The total exposure time was 60.5 hours, through HAlpha, SII, OIII and UV/IR excluded natural colour.


© Mariusz Goralski
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