IC 2948  -  Running Chicken Nebula

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Object data of IC2948

Object type: Emission nebula
Size: 60'
Constellation: Cen
Distance: 6,000 Ly
Notes: Bright objects visible in the above image:
  • IC 2944
  • IC 2948
  • VDBH 51

Exposure data

Date: 2014-03-06
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Astro-Physics 175mm f/8 Starfire EDF with f/8.3 CCD field flattener
Camera: FLI PL29050 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: L 17x2min / R 6x2min / G 6x2min / B 6x2min
Exposure time total: 1h10min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Wolfgang Leitner and Herbert Walter)

Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis