Object: Planetary nebula NGC 1501               Constell: CAM

RA: 04h 07.0m           Decl: +60° 55'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 11.5m (v)          Size: 56''x48''         Type: 3

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Jyväskylä, Finland
Date/Time: 17./18.2.1994, 22.00

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 133x              Filter: O-III
Field: 22'              NE Lim.mag: 5.4m
Background sky: 3       Seeing: 1-2
Weather: Good. -5 °C. 1/3 Moon SW. 


Brightness: 3,4 w/o f.  Alt: 65°
Description: A beautiful but not too bright planetary nebula. O-
III+133x: A bit elliptical, well defined. No central star. The
inner half is clearly darker but do not look ring-like. S and N
"long" edges clearly brighter than W and E "short" ones. Maybe a
vF, eS brightening in the ENE corner.