NGC 1501

Alt. Designations: NGC 1501
Object Type: planetary nebula
Constellation: Camelopardalis
Distance: 4.8 kly
Right Ascension: 04h 06m 59.4s
Declination: +60° 55´ 17"
Visual Magnitude: 11.5
Apparent Dimension: 0.87´ Dia.
Best Month To View: Dec

This planetary nebula lies roughly 5000 light years away and is about 1.4 light years in diameter. It possesses a 14.5 magnitude Wolfe-Rayet star at its heart.