View Full Version : Can You Spot the Running Chicken in this Nebula?

2011-Sep-21, 01:10 PM
A brand new image from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope reveals the Lambda Centauri Nebula, a cloud of glowing hydrogen and newborn stars in the constellation of Centaurus. The nebula is also known as IC 2944. But it also has one of the most unique nicknames of any other nebula: The [...]

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