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IC2944 Thackeray's Globules   © Ken Crawford      Riverland Dingo Observatory  
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IC2944 is an open cluster and assoicated nebula in the constellation Centaurus. It features interesting gas and dust formations and Bok Globules that are thought to be cocoons of star formation. These globules are called Thackeray's globules after the astronomer who discovered them.
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Thackeray's globules (Bok Globules) revealed in classic narrowband energy.

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