NGC 1501

NGC 1501

NGC 1501
As seen from the Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data
(Epoch J2000)
Right ascension 04h 06m 59.39s[1]
Declination +60° 55′ 14.4″[1]
Distance est. 4,240 ly (1.30 kpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.0[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 0.863' (diameter)
Constellation Camelopardalis
Physical characteristics
Other designations PK 144+6.1, PN G 144.5+06.5, GC 801, CS 14.4, H 4.53

NGC 1501 is a complex planetary nebula located in the constellation of Camelopardalis, discovered in 1787 by William Herschel.[2][3]

References

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External links

  • http://www.astronomy-mall.com/Adventures.In.Deep.Space/abellcat
  • http://www.observing.skyhound.com/archives/dec/NGC_1501