Tuesday, 09 February 2021 16:21

NGC 1491

Rate this item
(0 votes)
NGC 1491 NGC 1491

Emission nebula NGC 1491, sometimes called the Fossil Footprint Nebula located in Perseus. Located about 10,700 light years away. Illuminated by a 11.2 magnitude star actually blowing a bubble in the nebula from its intense stellar "wind".

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Perseus
  • Right Ascension: 04h 03m 15.9s
  • Declination: +51° 18′ 54″
  • Distance (Lightyears): 11,700
  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 1600MM Mono cmos
Read 154 times Last modified on Tuesday, 09 February 2021 16:27