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NGC 1514

NGC 1514 Planetary Nebula in Taurus

NGC 1514 is a planetary nebula object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 2,200 LY light years away in the constellation of Taurus.

It is also referred to as NGC(1514) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue. NGC 1514 was discovered in 1790 by Sir William Herschel.

The Planetary Nebula's location is 04:09:16.984 (R.A.) and +30:46:33.47 (Dec.). The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 1514
TypePlanetary Nebula
NGC Id1514
ConstellationTaurus
Right Ascension04:09:16.984
Declination+30:46:33.47
Distance (Lt.Yr)2,200 LY
Apparent Dimension2x2
Visual / Apparent Magnitude9.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1790
DiscovererSir William Herschel


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