Planetary Nebula NGC 1501 in Camelopardalis

NGC 1501, a planetary nebula
An LRGB color CCD image taken with a Starlight Express MX-716 CCD camera thru Kopernik Observatory's Optical Guidance Systems 20-inch F/8.1 telescope scope.

NGC 1501 is Planetary Nebula with an irregular disk in the Constellation of Camelopardalis. William Herschel discovered it in 1787. F. Sabbadin (1986, A&AS 64, 579) estimated its distance to be roughly 4,890 light years.

Description of NGC 1501 in
The Deep Sky Field Guide to Uranometria 2000:

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