IC 2944 – The Running Chicken Nebula

Photographer
patrick.winkler@chello.at
Email
patrick.winkler@chello.at
Location of photo
Tivoli Southern Sky Guest Farm (Namibia)
Date/Time of photo
03.05.2016
Equipment
Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8 L IS II USM (stopped at f/5.6) with FLI MLx694 on Losmandy G11
Description
One of the most prominent objects in the constellation Centaurus is the emission nebula IC 2944, also known as the Running Chicken Nebula. Equally well known are the Bok globules, which are regarded as star-forming regions.
Website
https://astropictures.smugmug.com/Nebulas/i-q5dPGRL/A