Derby and District Astronomical Society

NGC 1501
The Oyster Nebula

Planetary Nebula in Camelopardalis      RA 4h 6m 59s  Dec +60° 55m 14s



This image of NGC 1501 was captured by Dave Selfe on the 18th March 2022. It is comprised of 18 x 30 second exposures taken through a SkyWatcher Esprit 100 telescope, Optolong L-Pro filter and Nikon D750 camera at ISO 800. A wider field version of the same image is also shown below which includes the open cluster NGC 1502 at upper right.  Image © Dave Selfe.





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