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Observation by Nick Hewitt: The "Eye of the Camel"*

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Nick Hewitt

Observer

Nick Hewitt

Observed

2020 Apr 20 - 22:10

Uploaded

2020 Apr 21 - 10:16

Objects

The Camel Eye Nebula (NGC1501)

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Constellation

Camelopardalis

Field centre

RA: 04h07m
Dec: +60°55'
Position angle: +35°14'

Field size

0°32' × 0°21'

Equipment
  • Celestron 9.25 Edge at f10
  • EQ8
  • Canon 60Da
Exposure

17 x60s

Location

Northampton

Target name

NGC 1501

Title

The "Eye of the Camel"*

About this image

A very nice planetary, described as the "Camel's Eye" in Interstellarum* although Camelopardalis is really a giraffe! Hey ho! Probably rather neglected as is most of Camelopardalis, but worth the search.

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