Constellation: Camelopardalis
Right Ascension: 04h 06m 59.39s
Declination: +60° 55′ 14.4″
Distance: 4000-5000 ly
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Sometimes called the Oyster Nebula, NGC 1501 is a planetary nebula located in Camelopardalis (The Giraffe). The central star shed its outer layers and those layers are now illuminated by the central star. The central star is also reported to be a pulsating variable star with an extremely short period of brightness changes.

Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
Camera: Atik 314l+