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
Distance:10 million light years
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

Large JPEG
80.7 MB
Screensize JPEG
202.4 KB

Zoomable


Wallpapers

1024x768
207.5 KB
1280x1024
327.8 KB
1600x1200
466.8 KB
1920x1200
497.5 KB
2048x1536
520.7 KB

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

Also see our


Accelerated by CDN77