NGC 1501

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NGC 1501
Nebula
NGC 1501.jpg
As seen from the Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data: J2000 epoch
Right ascension 04h 06m 59.39s[1]
Declination +60° 55′ 14.4″[1]
Distance est. 4,240 ly (1.30 kpc)[2] ly
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.0[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 0.863' (diameter)
Constellation Camelopardalis
Designations PK 144+6.1, PN G 144.5+06.5, GC 801, CS 14.4, H 4.53
See also: Lists of nebulae
NGC 1501 from the 0.8m Schulman Telescope at the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter

NGC 1501 is a complex planetary nebula located in the constellation of Camelopardalis, discovered in 1787 by William Herschel.[2][3] It is also known as the Oyster Nebula.[4]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "SIMBAD Astronomical Database". NGC 1501. Retrieved 2014-11-09. 
  2. ^ a b Sabbadin, F.; Benetti, S.; Cappellaro, E.; Turatto, M. (2000). "The tetra-lobed planetary nebula NGC 1501". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 361: 1112–1120. Bibcode:2000A&A...361.1112S. arXiv:astro-ph/0007039Freely accessible. 
  3. ^ Seligman, Courtney. "Celestial Atlas: NGC Objects: NGC 1500 - 1549". cseligman.com. Archived from the original on 10 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Hubble View of Bubbly Nebula". Retrieved 8 December 2016. 

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