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Catalogue and alternative designations IC 2948, Running Chicken nebula, RCW62


Type Emission Nebula 
Position  11 38.8, -63 32
Constellation Centaurus
Camera and Telescope STL11000M and FSQ106ED
Focal Ratio F5
Exposure Details HaRGB 60:30:30:30 All 1x1 with Baader filters
Description A large reasonably faint nebula extending to the southeast from the star Lambda Centauri.  It is about 8150 light years distant.