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Running Chicken Nebula ( IC 2944, IC 2948) in Centaurus
24JUL-2006

Running Chicken Nebula ( IC 2944, IC 2948) in Centaurus

Hakos/Namibia

The distinct shapes of the vast emission nebulae around Lamda Centauri ( in the center of the image) gave it the name 'Running Chicken Nebula'.

Canon EOS 20D
Modified Canon 20D mounted on a TMB 80mm/F6 + Televue 0.8x reducer/flattener. Halpha ( Astronomik Ha, 13nm): 8x450sec/ISO800; RGB ( IDAS-LPS): 12x300sec/ISO800. Calibration and stacking, averaging, color balancing, sharpening in Images Plus and Photoshop CS2. full exif

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