Wide-field view of NGC 4214 (ground-based image)

This ground-based image of the area around NGC 4214 shows this dwarf irregular galaxy in its context. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has made a close-up image of the galaxy which reveals more detail, including evidence of current and recent star formation.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:heic1109b
Type:Observation
Release date:12 May 2011, 15:00
Related releases:heic1109
Size:10470 x 10252 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 4214
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:10 million light years
Constellation:Canes Venatici

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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 15 39.66
Position (Dec):36° 19' 31.12"
Field of view:178.10 x 174.39 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.5° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

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