Cometary Globule in Puppis.

Cometary Globule (Puppis)

Cometary Globule in Puppis.

Bright rimmed flowing shapes of interstellar gas and dust are moulded by energetic ultra violet light from nearby stars, forming these globules.

CG 30 (top right) shows a reddish glow near its head, a tell tale sign of a new born star.

Telescope.  16 inch F4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure & Time.  15 x 900 sec.   Apr 2014.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.