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Contains:  IC 2948, lambda Cen nebula, IC 2944, The star λCen
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IC2944, Running Chicken Nebula, 


            John Ebersole
IC2944, Running Chicken Nebula

IC2944, Running Chicken Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1934x2048

Dates:March 13, 2019

Frames: 9x600"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.98% job: 2587978

RA center: 174.504 degrees

DEC center: -63.297 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.924 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.947 degrees

Field radius: 0.753 degrees

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope


A full-spectrum narrowband image of IC2944 , the Running Chicken nebula, in HST palette. It is full-spectrum because I did not suppress all the Ha green, and so doing did not suppress the cyan and yellow tones, which are the Ha green color combinations with OIII blue and SII red.



John Ebersole
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IC2944, Running Chicken Nebula, 


            John Ebersole