NGC 1501

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NGC 1501
NGC 1501.jpg
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
See also: Planetary nebula, Lists of nebulae

NGC 1501 is a complex planetary nebula located in the constellation of Camelopardalis.


  1. ^ a b c "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". NGC 1501. Retrieved 2014-11-09. 
  2. ^ Sabbadin, F.; Benetti, S.; Cappellaro, E.; Turatto, M. (2000). "The tetra-lobed planetary nebula NGC 1501". Astronomy and Astrophysics 361: 1112–1120. arXiv:astro-ph/0007039. 

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