NGC 1491

Summary

NGC 1491
Emission nebula
Fossil-Footprint.jpg
The nebula NGC 1491
Observation data: J2000 epoch
SubtypeH II region
Right ascension04h 03m 15.9s[1]
Declination+51° 18′ 54″[1]
Distance3.02 ± 0.6 kpc (9,800 ± 2,000 ly)[1] ly
ConstellationPerseus
DesignationsCed 25, LBN 704, LBN 706, Sharpless 2-206[1]
See also: Lists of nebulae

NGC 1491 is a bright nebula in the constellation of Perseus. It is also known as LBN 704.[1]

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References

  1. ^ a b c d e "NGC 1491". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 21 February 2017.

External links

  • Media related to NGC 1491 at Wikimedia Commons