NGC1501 - The Oyster Nebula

Credits: Keith Turnecliff, Long Itchington

NGC1501 is a complex planetary nebula discovered in 1787 by William Herschel.

Facts about NGC1501 by Keith Turnecliff

NGC1501 is also known as the Oyster Nebula.

This star chart represents a view from Long Itchington for early January at 10pm.
Credits: Image courtesy of Starry Night Pro Plus 8, researched and implemented by Keith Turnecliff.